Timothy W. Cole is mathematics librarian and coordinator for library applications in the iSchool’s Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the coauthor of XML for Catalogers and Metadata Librarians (2013) and Using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (2007) and has published widely on metadata, linked open data, and the use of XML in libraries. Cole is a past cochair of the W3C Web Annotation Working Group. A member of the University of Illinois faculty since 1989, Cole has held prior posts in the Library Systems Office and Engineering Library. He is the winner of the 2017 LITA/OCLC Kilgour Award.