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Karen Coyle is a librarian with over 30 years experience with library technology, who serves as consultant on a variety of issues relating to digital libraries. She has published dozens of articles and reports, many of which are available at She has served on several standards committees, including the MARC standards group (MARBI) and the NISO committee AX for the OpenURL standard, and was an ALA representative on the e-book standards development team that contributed to the ePub...See more