LJNDawson

Book publishing. And everything else.

About

I live in Staten Island. I have always worked in the metadata and standards business – in my latest incarnation I was a product manager at ProQuest. Everything else is subject to change.

Opinions expressed on this blog are mine and mine alone. They are not my employer’s.

If you need a headshot, it’s here:

If you need an official biography, it’s here:

Laura Dawson never stops talking about identifiers, metadata, discovery, and delivery.

If you need something more officious, you can use this:

Laura Dawson has worked at the following companies:

  • ProQuest
  • Bowker
  • Firebrand
  • Muze/Rovi
  • SirsiDynix
  • Barnes & Noble.com
  • Independent booksellers
  • Bantam Spectra Books
  • Doubleday

Laura has also been an independent consultant to the publishing industry. Her clients have included:

  • Bowker
  • McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Cengage
  • Audible
  • Alibris
  • Loyola Press
  • Carson-Dellosa
  • Chuckwalla
  • Capstone Press
  • Book Industry Study Group

If you want to see previous presentations that I’ve done, or read articles I’ve written, here’s a list of many:

https://www.bisg.org/events/international-standard-name-identifier-isni-close-look

http://www.infodocket.com/2012/03/07/qa-interview-with-metadata-expert-lynn-dawson-what-is-good-metadata/

http://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2014/03/12/name-identification-using-the-isni/

http://toc.oreilly.com/2013/03/laura-dawson-isbn-standard.html

http://book.pressbooks.com/chapter/metadata-laura-dawson

http://pubsmartcon.com/using-isbn-author-website-better-search-results-bowkers-laura-dawson/

http://publishingperspectives.com/2012/12/the-other-metadata-identifier-you-need-to-know-isni/

http://creativecontentcoaching.com/what-metadata-means-for-authors-video/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcPksvbPzaY&list=PL055Epbe6d5btdO6C6ibIyS_6_oJB3C5S&index=8

http://ebookninjas.com/2012/04/12/episode-70-metadata-with-laura-dawson/

http://www.dclab.com/webinars/self-publishing-digital-age

http://toc.oreilly.com/2012/04/metadata-workflow.html

http://www.bookhitch.com/archives/082112-laura_dawson.aspx

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/Frankfurt-Book-Fair/article/54346-frankfurt-book-fair-2012-metadata-the-whack-a-mole-of-book-discoverability.html

http://www.slideshare.net/PublishingTechnology/pt-ee-dec-2012-l-dawson-emerging-identifiers?qid=e2f110ff-95ba-4fd6-8a56-d11e5e797265&v=qf1&b=&from_search=3

http://www.slideshare.net/bfoleary/getting-metadata-right?qid=e2f110ff-95ba-4fd6-8a56-d11e5e797265&v=qf1&b=&from_search=7

http://www.slideshare.net/bfoleary/making-metadata-effective?qid=e2f110ff-95ba-4fd6-8a56-d11e5e797265&v=qf1&b=&from_search=6

http://www.slideshare.net/bfoleary/preparing-for-the-next-wave?qid=e2f110ff-95ba-4fd6-8a56-d11e5e797265&v=qf1&b=&from_search=5

http://www.slideshare.net/dclsocialmedia/dcl-good-editingisthebestmarketing051514?qid=e2f110ff-95ba-4fd6-8a56-d11e5e797265&v=qf1&b=&from_search=12

http://www.slideshare.net/discoverbowker/digital-book-world-30095440?qid=e2f110ff-95ba-4fd6-8a56-d11e5e797265&v=default&b=&from_search=16

http://www.slideshare.net/BaltimoreNISO/niso-webinar-ebooks-part-2-find-that-ebook-or-not-how-metadata-matters-march-21-2012-presentation-slides?qid=9732bed2-ba6f-49af-be05-973d2cbaf32e&v=default&b=&from_search=1

http://www.publishersroundtable.org/index.php/events/event_detail/499

About this blog:

Creative Commons License
LJNDawson by Laura Dawson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,528 other followers

%d bloggers like this: