[Metadatalibrarians] ALA Midwinter 2016 - ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Program

Liz Woolcott lizwoolcott at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 15:56:56 PST 2015

***Apologies for cross-posting***

Please join the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group in Boston for the Midwinter
Meeting for the following programs.

Place: Boston Convention Center, room 107AB

Date: Sunday, January 10th

Time: 8:30 am

We will have a business meeting at 8:30, followed by these exciting
programs at 9:00:

Principles for Evaluating Metadata Standards

Presenters: Jennifer Liss and Kevin Clair

Program Description:

Jennifer Liss and Kevin Clair of the ALCTS/LITA Metadata Standards
Committee (MSC) will be presenting the draft document, Principles for
Evaluating Metadata Standards.The document is intended for use by
libraries, archives, and museum (LAM) communities for the development,
maintenance, governance, selection, use, and assessment of metadata
standards. The MSC welcomes feedback on the draft Principles document at
the Metadata Interest Group meeting, the Metadata Standards Committee
meeting, or at http://metaware.buzz

Rightsstatements.org: An International Framework for Standardized Rights
Statements for Cultural Heritage

Presenters: Emily Gore

Program Description:

An international committee with representatives from the Digital Public
Library of America, Europeana and Creative Commons have developed a set of
standardized rights statements for digital cultural heritage materials to
be available as URIs along with additional technical requirements for
implementation.  The work of the committee, the recommended statements and
the upcoming launch of rightsstatements.org will be discussed.  It is
anticipated that a first-look preview of the rightsstatements.org site will
be demonstrated for the audience.  Rightsstatements.org is expected to
launch in early 2016.


ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Programming Co-Chairs

Liz Woolcott, Utah State University

Anna Neatrour, University of Utah

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