Carl Lagoze joins ICPSR Council


Carl Lagoze of the University of Michigan's School of Information is joining the ICPSR Council. He will replace Susan Cutter of the University of South Carolina, who is stepping down because of other commitments.  He will serve the remainder of Professor Cutter?s term on the Council, which runs through 2015.

Professor Lagoze has been a leader in research on digital libraries and interoperability in information systems.  He is well known for his contributions to key developments, including the Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture (Fedora); the Warwick Framework for the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative; the ABC Metadata Ontology; Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH); and Open Archives Initiative Object Reuse and Exchange (OAI-ORE). In recent years he has broadened his research to include socio-cultural factors in information system interoperability.

He spent most of his career at Cornell University where he served on the faculty before joining the faculty of the University of Michigan in September 2012. At UM he teaches courses on Data Curation, and Digital Libraries and Archives. 

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