First meeting!

* Written by Jenn Riley *

The first meeting of the newly formed Metadata Discussion Group is coming up soon! Two weeks prior to each Metadata Discussion Group meeting, we will distribute an article on a metadata-related issue that all who plan to attend are encouraged to read. At the discussion group session, we will engage in informal conversation and analysis about the points raised in the article. Details regarding the November meeting and the article we will be discussing are below. We hope to see you there!

Date: Nov. 27, 2007
Time: 10-11 AM
Place: Wells Library Staff Lounge, 3rd floor East tower
Topic: What is metadata and why is it important to me?
Article to discuss: Gilliand, Anne J. “Setting the Stage.” In Introduction to Metadata: Pathways to Digital Information, ed. Murtha Baca. Online edition, version 2.1. Available from http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/standards/intrometadata/setting.pdf.