[Metadatalibrarians] Call for participation in the Metadata working group, part of DLF Assessment Interest Group

kef at chicagocollections.org kef at chicagocollections.org
Thu Jan 17 07:33:09 PST 2019

Hello everyone,


This email is an invitation to participate in the DLF Assessment Interest
Group's (DLF AIG)  <https://wiki.diglib.org/Assessment:Metadata> working
group on metadata in 2019. There is more information about the group below,
but first, a few words about participating in DLF AIG. 


The only requirement for participation in a DLF AIG working group is a
willingness to dig in and devote a small part of your time contributing to
the tools, methods, and body of knowledge on digital library assessment.
Attendance at the DLF forum is not a requirement for participation in any of
the working groups. Additionally, if your institution is not a DLF member,
you can still participate. Anyone with an interest in metadata and
willingness to participate is welcome to join the DLF AIG Metadata Working


Metadata Working Group Goals for 2018

Here's what we worked on in 2018!

*	Restructure and document the
<https://dlfmetadataassessment.github.io/> MWG website
*	Review and revise the
Metadata Analysis Workshop
*	Work towards creating a metadata analysis tools repository
*	Begin discussion on creating general benchmarks for metadata


Metadata Working Group Goals for 2019

We're still working on setting our goals for 2019 but here are a few things
we're planning on working on.

*	Finish and distribute a survey on measuring benchmarks for metadata
*	Continue work on a Metadata analysis tools repository
*	Finish restructuring the Metadata Working Group site and documenting
the work
*	Ongoing support for existing projects such as the
Metadata Application Profile Clearinghouse


How can you participate?  

*	Join the
-group> Metadata Working Group Google Group to get announcements and agendas
for upcoming meetings
*	Comment on the
97Kc/edit?usp=sharing> 2019 Work Plan to help us set priorities and
directions for work in the upcoming year

*	Join us for our 2019 Kickoff Meeting on Thursday, January 31st at 1
pm Eastern / 12 pm Central / 11 am Mountain / 10 am Pacific. Details on how
to connect can be found via our
wiki page.


For questions about the larger DLF Assessment Interest Group, contact the
DLF AIG co-leaders, Sara Rubinow  <mailto:sararubinow at nypl.org>
sararubinow at nypl.org and Santi Thompson  <mailto:sathompson3 at uh.edu>
sathompson3 at uh.edu. 


Thank you for participating in the DLF AIG! Please feel free to forward to
any groups you feel might be interested, and feel free to contact us if you
have any questions about participating.


Kate Flynn,  <mailto:kef at chicagocollections.org> kef at chicagocollections.org/
<mailto:kef at uic.edu> kef at uic.edu & Anna Neatrour,
<mailto:anna.neatrour at utah.edu> anna.neatrour at utah.edu

Co-facilitators, Metadata Working Group


Kate Flynn

Portal Manager

Chicago Collections Consortium



 <mailto:kef at chicagocollections.org> kef at chicagocollections.org 

University of Illinois at Chicago

University Library (MC 234)

801 S Morgan St

Chicago, IL 60607 


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