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Peer Council 2017

It was fantastic to see those of you who attended Peer Council 2017! The program slides are available and if you attended, please complete our evaluation survey to let us know how we can improve Peer Council in the years to come.

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

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!