Karen Coyle

Karen Coyle is a librarian and a consultant in the area of digital libraries. She worked for over 20 years at the University of California in the California Digital Library, has served on library and information standards committees, and had written frequently on technical topics ranging from metadata development, technology management, system design, and on policy areas such as copyright and privacy. Coyle is the recipient of the 2011 ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award for her "Understanding the Semantic Web: Bibliographic Data and Metadata," the January 2010 issue of Library Technology Reports.