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Purpose: Provides a broad framework for information exchange on current research developments, tools, and activities affecting networked information resources and metadata; coordinates and actively participates in the development and review of standards concerning networked resources and metadata in conjunction with the divisions' committees and sections, other units within ALA, and relevant outside agencies; and develops programs and fosters and sponsors education and training opportunities that contribute to and enhance an understanding of networked resources and metadata, their identity, content, technology, access, control, and use; and plans and monitors activities using Core's strategic and tactical plan as a framework.

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This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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Call for Bloggers at ALA Annual

  • 1.  Call for Bloggers at ALA Annual

    Posted Jun 18, 2011 10:10 AM

    Going to ALA Annual? Interested in metadata and digital library development?  The Metadata Interest Group is searching for bloggers to report on selected sessions on the Metadata Interest Group's Blog.  Planning to attend a session or already reporting on a session? Think about blogging it here too or let me know and I'll link to your report.   If you would like to blog any of the sessions, please contact Kristin Martin at with your name, e-mail address, and preferred session. A list of recommended sessions is available at:

    Even if you don't want to blog, check out the recommended sessions, which now includes direct links to the ALA conference scheduler and could be helpful as you determine your own ALA schedule.

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