• Murtha Baca is head of the Digital Art History program at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. She holds a PhD in art history and Italian language and literature from the University of California, Los Angeles. Baca is the author of numerous articles in the field of art documentation and controlled vocabularies and the editor of Introduction to Art Image Access (Getty Research Institute, 2002) and a coeditor of Cataloging Cultural Objects: A Guide to Describing Cultural Works and Their Images (American Library Association, 2006). She has taught workshops and seminars on metadata, visual resources cataloging, and thesaurus construction at museums, universities, and other organizations in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. She teaches graduate seminars on metadata and thesaurus construction in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA.
  • Tony Gill is the global director of library science and information management at an advertising agency in New York. He has been an adjunct professor at New York University’s Graduate School of Arts and Science, where he taught Interactive Technology in Museums as part of the university’s Museum Studies Program. Gill spent thirteen years developing collaborative, standards-based solutions for the creation and delivery of digital cultural heritage information before assuming his current position. He has degrees in communication in computing (Middlesex University) and physics and philosophy (King’s College, London). He is the author of a number of publications on the use of information technology in the cultural heritage sector and is a coauthor of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model (ISO Standard 21127:2006).
  • Anne J. Gilliland is professor of information studies and moving image archive studies in the Department of Information Studies and director of the Center for Information as Evidence at UCLA. She holds a PhD in information and library studies, with a cognate in business information systems, from the University of Michigan. An internationally recognized expert on archives and information as evidence, Gilliland’s numerous publications include Enduring Paradigm, New Opportunities: The Value of the Archival Perspective in the Digital Environment (Council on Library and Information Resources, 2000). She has provided expert testimony to the US House and Senate on appropriations for electronic records research and has acted as an adviser to the National Archives and Records Administration on methods for managing and preserving digital records.
  • Maureen Whalen is the former associate general counsel at the J. Paul Getty Trust, where her work focused on cultural property and intellectual property matters. She received her undergraduate and law degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo and her master’s degree in library and information science from UCLA. Whalen was active in the Museum Attorneys Group and was a member of the Section 108 Study Group, formed to make recommendations to the Librarian of Congress for alterations to Section 108 of the US Copyright Act to take into account current technologies. She is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA, teaching graduate seminars on intellectual property and intellectual freedom.
  • Mary S. Woodley (1951–2013) received a PhD in classical archaeology as well as a master’s degree in library and information science from UCLA. From 1986 to 1999 she was a librarian in the technical services department of the Getty Research Institute. In 1999 she joined the professional staff of the Oviatt Library of California State University, Northridge (CSUN), where she was collection-development coordinator and subject liaison for the departments of art, archaeology, and anthropology. Woodley was an active member of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, serving on its advisory board, and was an elected member of the Cataloging and Classification Executive Committee of the American Library Association’s Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS). She created a workshop on managing digital projects for the ALCTS and the Library of Congress and taught an advanced seminar on knowledge management at CSUN.