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Pilsk, Suzanne

Head, Metadata Unit, Librarian

Research interests include library science, cataloging, metadata, and linked open data. Originally part of the VIVO team that established SI Profiles and now is investigating wikimedia and other linked data applications.  Participates in global collaborative efforts including the Biodiversity Heritage Library.


Background And Education

Education And Training


Selected Publications


  • Presentation

    • Missell, Bess, Pilsk, Suzanne C., and Snyder, Rebecca A. 2021. Identifiers at the Smithsonian Institution [presentation]. PIDapalooza21, January 27, 2021. Online:



Mailing Address

  • P.O. Box 37012, MRC 154
    Washington, D.C. 20013-7012

Shipping Address

  • MRC 154, NHB 37H
    10th & Constitution Ave, NW
    Washington, DC 20013