Authority Control see (also) Identity Management

2019-07-27T18:45:39Z (GMT) by Violeta Ilik John Riemer

With increasing frequency, terminology like “Identity Management” is being used where one might previously have seen “Authority Control.” What is driving this trend and what exactly is the difference between those concepts? Come hear about some of the emerging use cases illustrating the difference, where library authority data is being utilized in new ways. Let’s discuss some of the implications these developments have for where authority work is done and who does it.

Presentation given by John Riemer and Violeta Ilik on behalf of the PCC Task Group on Identity Management in NACO on January 22, 2017 at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia