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Our next colloquial conversation (hosted by the Technical Services Interest Group) will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, December 8, 1:00-2:30 p.m. (CT). The conversation is open to any interested individual; it is not limited to techies. The main topic will be the PCC Wikidata Pilot. Christa Strickler will speak on “The PCC Wikidata Pilot: What is it, what does it have to do with linked data, how does it work, and why should you care?” Christa is Associate Professor of Library Science at Buswell Memorial Library, Wheaton College, and is a participant in the PCC Wikidata Pilot. There will be ample opportunity for discussion.
Please note that the session will be recorded, and the chat saved and distributed with the recording.