Raising Awareness

"A centre of excellence in digital information management, providing advice and services to the library, information and cultural heritage communities."

UKOLN is based at the University of Bath.

Ann Chapman

Job Title:

Research Officer

Contact Details:

University of Bath,
tel: +44 (0)
1225 386121
fax: +44 (0)1225 386838

The Job I do

Within the Policy and Advice Team, my work is mainly in the area of Bibliographic Management and Collection Description. Bibliographic management is concerned with the quality, standards and formats of bibliographic records in both current and retrospective cataloguing for material in all physical and digital forms. It also includes performance measurement of bibliographic databases. Collection Description Focus provides a source of information, advice and support on all aspects of collection level description and the development of appropriate metadata standards.

Current projects are:

CLSCP Quality Audit

Committee Membership

Book Industry Communication (BIC) Bibliographic Standards Technical Subgroup

Cataloguing and Indexing Group (CIG), of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)

CILIP/BL Committee on AACR/RDA (Chair)

Revealweb Policy Advisory Group

Revealweb Database Management Group

Further Information

More information, including a list of my publications and presentations, can be found on my personal home page.