Speaker: Joe Dalton
April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, USA

Speakers: Biography

Joe Dalton

Applications Developer
The New York Public Library
Strategic Planning
188 Madison Ave, 4th Floor
New York NY
10016 USA

Joseph Dalton is an Applications Developer with Strategic Planning at the New York Public Library, where he works on the NYPL Digital Gallery – a digital archive of over 700,000 images - developing APIs for externally exposing NYPL's digital image collections, and other projects. He was lead developer on the library's Flickr Commons project working with members of NYPL's Digital Experience Group. Before that he was a Senior Web Developer for several years with NYPL's Digital Library Program, where he worked – along with developers, software engineers, database consultants, programmers and others – on the information architecture for the Digital Gallery, which launched in 2005. Joseph is currently an adjunct faculty member at the Pratt Institute of Technology in New York, in the graduate program of the School of Information & Library Science, where he teaches courses in digital libraries and digital archives projects. He holds an M.S. in Library & Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Joe will present Can Structured Metadata Play Nice with Tagging Systems? Parsing New Meanings From Classification-Based Descriptions on Flickr Commons. [Paper]