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Save the Dates: Fall 2014 meetings

The Metadata Discussion Group invites you to three meetings this semester. The group is open to everyone–there is no formal membership.

All meetings will be from 9:00 am – 10:00 am (note the slightly earlier start time this year) in Room 043 of the Wells Library.

October 14, 2014
Problems with Authority: Libraries, Archives, and Identity Management

November 11, 2014
Topic: Metadata and Discovery Layers

December 9, 2014
<bf:titleValue>A BIBFRAME Update</bf:titleValue>

Our October discussion focusing on identity management will explore how developments in library linked data challenge long-held notions concerning authority control. We will examine examples from recent archival metadata projects and linked data efforts in European cultural institutes (including, but not limited to, libraries).

Author- Jennifer A. Liss

Human. Librarian. Consumes large quantities of data.