Bridget Robinson, Collection Description Focus, University of Bath
Bridget Robinson joined UKOLN in January 2000 to work on the Agora project. Agora was one of the five elib hybrid Library projects which began in January 1998. It formed part of Phase 3 of the elib programme investigating issues of digital library implementation and integration.
Collection Level Descriptions were used within the Agora interface as a way of matching users to resources. Agora used the collection schema drafted by the national working group and edited by UKOLN.Bridget has worked in both Public and HE libraries and with a range of Commercial Information Providers.
Bridget is now working as part of the Collection Description Focus
Ann Chapman, Bibliographic Management, UKOLN, University of Bath
Ann Chapman joined UKOLN in October 1989 as Research Officer for Bibliographic Management. Work in this area focuses on the quality, standards and formats of records for bibliographic materials in both current and retrospective cataloguing and on performance measurement of bibliographic databases.
In 1998-1999 she was a member of the team who produced the national strategy for retrospective conversion 'Full Disclosure' which identified the need for collection level descriptions. From 1999 she has been a member of the team working on the Reveal project to improve library and information services to visually impaired people. For this project she has recently been working on the development of the Reveal Collections Register which is based on the collection description schema.
Andy Powell, Assistant Director, Distributed Systems and Services, UKOLN, University of Bath
Andy has worked for UKOLN since 1996
and is currently Assistant Director,
Distributed Systems and Services. Andy's
main areas of work are to provide technical
consultancy to the JISC Information
Environment Development Team and to
coordinate technical support and interoperability
across the Resource Discovery Network.
Pete Johnston, Research Officer, UKOLN, University of Bath
Pete Johnston is a Research Officer
at UKOLN. His time is currently shared
between UKOLN's Policy & Advice
work on interoperability and strategies
which facilitate the effective exchange
and reuse of information, and the IEMSR
project which is developing a pilot
Metadata Schema Registry service for
the JISC Information Environment. Pete
is an active contributor to the Dublin
Core Metadata Initiative and is presently
Chair of the Dublin Core Collection
Description Working Group.
Michael Heaney is currently Head of Service Assessment and planning at Oxford University Library Services, with a previous twenty-five year background in cataloguing at the Bodleian Library. Has done influential work on cataloguing theory and collaborated with Tom Delsey on the analytical model of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules.
Pat Stevens is Director of Product Planning and Strategy, OCLC
Ronald Milne has
been Deputy to the Director of Oxford
University Library Services and to
Bodley’s Librarian since November
2002. Ronald has had a regular career
in university libraries in the UK.
He has worked at the University of
London, Glasgow University, Trinity
College Cambridge and King’s
College London. Prior to taking up
his post at Oxford, he was based at
the University of Edinburgh, where
he was Director of the UK Research
Support Libraries Programme, a £30M
funding stream for research libraries
supported by each of the UK’s
four higher education funding bodies.
Ronald is a Fellow of the Chartered
Institute of Library and Information