Improving Access to LGBTQ+ Resources with Homosaurus

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Guest: Jay Colbert > Hosts: Patrick Bosek and Scott Abel

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Join Patrick Bosek and Scott Abel for this chat with Jay Colbert, a leading expert on ethics in descriptive metadata and discovery. We'll discuss Homosaurus, the international linked data vocabulary of LGBTQ+ terms that enhances the discoverability of LGBTQ+-focused resources. About Jay L. Colbert: Jay L. Colbert is the Library Director at the Longy School of Music of Bard College. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Homosaurus, an international LGBTQ-linked data vocabulary. Jay is a leading expert on ethics in descriptive metadata and discovery, especially when related to queer topics. His other interests and specialties include personal knowledge management and digital humanities. Jay is also a co-host of librarypunk, a leftist library worker podcast. Coffee and Content is brought to you by The Content Wrangler and sponsored by Heretto, an easy-to-use platform to create, manage, and personalize enterprise knowledge for any audience, channel, or language.

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