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Andy Powell

Eduserv, UK

Andy Powell is Research Programme Director at Eduserv where he is responsible for specifying and delivering a programme of internal and external research and standards-making activities. His primary areas of interest include: metadata, the Semantic Web and Linked Data; repositories, research data, resource discovery and scholarly communication; identity and access management.

Andy has been active in the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative since about 1996. He is a member of the DC Advisory Board and was previously a member of the DC Usage Board and chair of the DC Architecture Working Group. Andy jointly authored the DCMI Abstract Model and several other Dublin Core technical specifications. More recently he helped create the RDF-based Scholarly Works Application Profile for the JISC. He has also been involved in a wide range of other digital library projects, services and standards-making activities.