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us: Smith-Yoshimura, Karen

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    • us: Yoshimura, Karen Smith-
    • us: 史海韻
    • us: 吉村華蓮
  • Additional Information

    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Japan
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Taiwan
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) OCLC Research
        • Affiliation Start: July 2006
    • Organization

        (naf) OCLC Research
    • Affiliation Start

        July 2006
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) OCLC. RLG Programs
    • Organization

        (naf) OCLC. RLG Programs
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) RLG (Organization)
        • Affiliation Start: June 1982
        • Affiliation End: June 2006
        • Source: LinkedIn: Karen Smith-Yoshimura
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    • Organization

        (naf) RLG (Organization)
    • Affiliation Start

        June 1982
    • Affiliation End

        June 2006
    • Source

        LinkedIn: Karen Smith-Yoshimura
    • Source
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Guo zi zheng li xiao zu (China)
    • Organization

        (naf) Guo zi zheng li xiao zu (China)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Unicode Consortium
    • Organization

        (naf) Unicode Consortium
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Council on East Asian Libraries
    • Organization

        (naf) Council on East Asian Libraries
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Yale University
    • Organization

        (naf) Yale University
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    • Associated Language

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  • Sources

    • found: RLIN East Asian character code and the RLIN CJK thesaurus, c1985: t.p. (Karen Smith-Yoshimura; CJK specialist, Programs and Planning, Research Libraries Group, Inc., Stanford, Calif.)
    • found: OCLC Research Website, July 31, 2014: Karen Smith-Yoshimura page (Program officer, has been working with research institutions affiliated with the trans-national OCLC Research Library Partnership for over twenty years. She focuses on issues related to the metadata needed to describe and provide access to the resources managed by libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage organizations. Karen contributes to the blog. Karen worked with the Library of Congress and the Chinese Character Code for Information Interchange's Chinese Character Analysis Group to develop the East Asian Character Code Set for Bibliographic Use, an American standard (Z39.64) that preceded Unicode. She participated in the founding of the Unicode Consortium and served on the US Technical Advisory Committee that contributed to Unicode becoming an international character set standard now used globally. Before working with the RLG Partnership, Karen spent nine years in East Asia, primarily in Japan and Taiwan. She holds a degree in Chinese Studies from Yale University) {}
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    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-03-23: new
    • 2014-08-08: revised
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