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Peer Council 2017

Register now for Peer Council 2017!

Peer Council is the yearly assembly of librarians involved with and interested in library technical services hosted by WiLS!  WiLS and the Peer Council 2017 Planning Team are excited to present this opportunity to learn new things, share information with peers, build a community of practice, and interact with a diverse group with shared common interests.

When:  Monday, June 5th, from 9:00 – 4:00
Where:  The Pyle Center, Madison, WI

Register for Peer Council 2017


Rooms are available June 4th through June 6th at the state rate of $105 per night at the Lowell Center, next door to the Pyle Center.  To book your room, call (608) 262-1122 and reference code WILSOCLC or visit the website to reserve.

Schedule At-A-Glance
Or, see the full programs and descriptions.

9:00-9:30 Registration and coffee
9:30-9:45 Welcome
9:45-10:45 Let’s Get Visible!
11:00-12:00 Linked Data and Library Discovery
12:15-1:30 Lunch (included with registration) and OCLC Update
1:45-2:45 Core Metadata Project: Harmonizing Legacy Metadata for the Future
3:00-4:00 Peer Council Tool Tutorial: MarcEdit and OpenRefine
4:15 Tech Services on the Terrace


The meeting this year is being planned with help from these amazing people!

  • Kelly H. Conaty, Cataloging / Metadata Librarian, Cardinal Stritch University
  • Nichole Fromm, Catalog Librarian, Madison Public Library
  • Amy Gannaway, Technical Services Consultant, South Central Library System
  • Theresa Skov, Technical Services Coordinator, Verona Public Library

WiLS is very grateful to our meeting sponsors, Backstage Library Works and OCLC, for their support!