Nancy Lorimer

Head, Metadata Dept

Nancy Lorimer has recently become Interim Head of the Metadata Department at Stanford University. Formerly Head of Music Technical Services, she has represented music in the Stanford Metadata Bibframe group, working with her colleagues to test and discuss Bibframe tools and issues within the greater world of linked data, and now leads the group’s discussions. On the more traditional side, Nancy is Chair of the Music Library Association Genre/Form task force, coordinator for the SACO Music Funnel, and has participated in PCC & MLA task forces related to RDA implementation and standards. A former Chair of MLA’s Bibliographic Control Committee, she is also a member of the RBMS Bibliographic Standards Committee and represents Music on the Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials RDA committee.