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Portrait of Barbara Fischer

Barbara Fischer

Members Council Member
MC Term: January 2017 - December 2021
Liaison Counsel German National Library Germany Cultural Heritage

I am a committed art manager bringing people together to enhance the impact of arts, culture, and heritage. I started my digital trail working in Wikimedia projects. Cocreating formats like the popular hackathon Coding da Vinci partnering GLAMs and Coders. Today I am a 100% wikified: I endorse volunteer communities and free licenses fostering visibility of digital GLAM content. I work to increase the quality of metadata through Authority Control to foster retrieval and linked data. This is why I work as Liaison Counsel at the German National Library’s Agency for Standardisation to encourage cooperation and openness in the digital transformation.