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Susan Chun is a researcher and consultant to cultural heritage organizations specializing in publishing; intellectual property policy and open content initiatives; information management; visualization; advanced search strategies; and multilingual content development and management. She leads several multi-institutional research and content aggregation projects in the museum and heritage communities: she is a co-founder and project lead for Steve: The Museum Social Tagging Project and program director for Project Audience. She researches, writes, and teaches regularly on museum publishing, intellectual property policy, open content initiatives, information management and cataloguing, search and access, and social software. In 2012, Susan will be a visiting scholar at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, researching information visualization and museum practice for a Smithsonian Fellowship in Museum Practice. Susan has worked for and with museums of all sizes and sorts, including fifteen years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where, until 2007, she was General Manager for Collections Information Planning in the Office of the Director. She has also worked at the Asia Society, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Alfred A. Knopf.

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