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(Another) Introduction to ISNI from BookNet’s commonwealth sister, EDItEUR

Filed under: Tech Forum

On June 18, BookNet hosted the brilliant Chris Saynor, Standards Editor at EDItEUR, and Tim Devenport, Executive Director of the International ISNI agency, for a presentation originally planned for Tech Forum 2020. Chris and Tim gave an introduction to the International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) and answered viewers’ burning questions. Do you know how to distinguish between Victor Hugo the writer and Victor Hugo the salsa musician? How does Margaret Attwood the Human resources specialist and author distinguish herself from Margaret Atwood the Canadian author? In this webinar for standards wonks and new fans alike, Chris and Tim share all.

Want to continue your contributor education? Noah Genner’s blog post on Canadian contributors can act as your post-meal palate cleanser!