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LCDGT, Wikipedia, Cataloging, facet terms, demographic group terms, metadata


Presenter discussed an investigation into using Wikipedia to identify author characteristics in order to enhance bibliographic records using terminology from the new controlled vocabulary, Library of Congress Demographic Group Terms (LCDGT). The project's focus is African American writers.


This talk was given at a conversation starter panel presentation "Leveraging Wikipedia to help enrich and improve library practices" at ALA Annual Conference 2018 in New Orleans, LA.



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