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Quick Summary

Register now for the inaugural Minitex Technical Services Symposium: Linked Data and the Future. The symposium will take place at Metro State University on Wednesday, December 6 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., and an advanced MarcEdit workshop will be offered from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Date and Location

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Metropolitan State University
Library and Information Services
645 7th Street East
Saint Paul, MN  55106
Twitter hashtag: #techsymp17

Registration Details

Fee: $50.00 (Symposium only) 
Fee: $85.00 (MarcEdit workshop only) 
Fee: $125.00 (Symposium + workshop) 



  • Keynote -  Breaking Out of the Walled Garden: Lessons Learned in Moving Library Linked Data from Research to Production (Jean Godby, OCLC Research)  
  • Panel (Bobby Bothmann, Minnesota State University Mankato; Hannah Buckland, Leech Lake Tribal College; 3rd speaker TBA)
  • Lunch with colleagues


  • Workshop - MarcEdit 7 Advanced Tools (Terry Reese, creator of MarcEdit, Ohio State University Libraries)

Learn More

Access the full meeting agenda and registration form here. The Minitex Technical Services Symposium is an inaugural conference that will focus on what technical services practitioners face in the near and middle future. Topics will include Linked Data, BIBFRAME, and local practices happening right now in a library near you.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Written by

Sara Ring
Continuing Education Librarian
Digital Initiatives & Metadata.

Education and support for staff who build, manage, and preserve digital and physical collections