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Nancy Lorimer

Stanford University
Associate Director, Metadata Services
Nancy Lorimer is Associated Director of Metadata Services at Stanford University, where she oversees original metadata creation, data control, and e-resources, and participates in linked data projects and planning. She has been active in all the Linked Data for Production (LD4P) Projects, has been closely involved in the development of Sinopia, and was co-chair of the Sinopia Profiles Affinity Group. Formerly, a music metadata librarian for close to 20 years, Nancy participated in the development of RDA, controlled vocabularies for music and rare music cataloging before moving into the world of linked data. Nancy is currently also a member of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Policy Committee (PoCo), the PCC Standing Committee on Training, is co-chair of the newly formed Metadata Application Profiles Working Group and PoCo liaison to the Task Group to Support Expansion of PCC Cataloging in Sinopia. She previously co-chaired both the Task Group on PCC Sinopia Application Profiles and the Task Group on Aggregates in Beta RDA Toolkit.