LJNDawson

Book publishing. And everything else.

About

I live in Staten Island with my boyfriend Bernardo. I have always worked in the book industry – in my latest incarnation I am Product Manager for Identifiers at Bowker. Everything else (number of children living at home, pets) 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 is Product Manager for Identifiers at Bowker. She never stops talking about identifiers, metadata, and book discovery.

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

Laura Dawson is Product Manager for Identifiers at Bowker. Previously, she has worked at the following companies:

  • 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

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