Liz Bishoff

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Principal Partner, The Bishoff Group LCC

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The Bishoff Group LLC is a Library and Cultural Heritage Organization consulting services organization. Previously Bishoff was the Director of Digital and Preservation Services, BCR, inc. Bishoff has been Vice President for Digital Collection Services at OCLC, and former Executive Director of the Colorado Digitization Program. Bishoff has worked with libraries and museums on various aspects of their digitization initiatives, including development of digital plans. Bishoff utilizes various planning methodologies including Open Space Technology which allows diverse stakeholders to build the planning agenda and develop solutions to problems. Under several IMLS National Leadership Grants, Bishoff led the development of collaborative best practices in metadata and digital imaging, resulting in the widely adopted CDP Metadata Dublin Core Best Practices and the Digital Imaging Best Practices. Bishoff worked with the Northeast Document Conservation Center on the development of Digital Preservation Readiness Assessment survey and handbook with an IMLS funded Museum grant. Through this work Bishoff and several colleagues visited museums, historical societies, and libraries of various sizes gathering current status and trends in digital preservation trends and approaches. Currently she is the Project Coordinator and faculty on a 2009-2011 National Endowment for the Humanities Education grant Staying on TRAC: Digital Preservation for Digital Collaboration. Bishoff is an active member of the American Library Association she has been a member of ALA Council, the ALA Board and is a past-Treasurer of the ALA. Liz holds an MLS from Rosary College, and has post-graduate work in public administration at Roosevelt University.