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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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  • 1.  Core Metadata IG 2021 Annual Program

    Posted May 24, 2021 01:40 PM

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    Metadata and DEI Values -- Core Metadata IG 2021 Annual Program

    The Core Metadata Interest Group (Core Metadata IG) is pleased to announce its annual program, which will take place on 11 AM Central, June 26th.  This group facilitates active conversation among librarians and information professionals about projects, ideas, and practical use cases related to library metadata. 

    This year's annual program will be in the format of an interactive discussion focusing on the intersection of metadata and diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. This open format is an opportunity to encourage community participation, provide a platform to express concerns and ask questions, and offer solutions to support each other.

    Discussion may include but is not limited to:

    • Creating metadata for equity, diversity, and inclusion
    • Problematic Metadata Management (e.g. embedded biases, harmful language, "decolonizing", )
    • Accessibility of metadata creation software

    If you have any questions please contact Mingyan Li (mli5@uic.edu) or Rachel Turner (turnerr@binghamton.edu).

     

    Thank you,


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    Rachel Berman Turner

    She/her/hers
    Interim Head of Cataloging/Metadata

    Judaic Studies Librarian
    Binghamton University Libraries │PO Box 6012
    Binghamton, NY 13902

    turnerr@binghamton.edu │ 607.777.4851



  • 2.  RE: Core Metadata IG 2021 Annual Program

    Posted May 24, 2021 05:03 PM

    The session will automatically be recorded. The recording will be posted to the IG Connect Space in ALA Connect.

     

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    Mingyan Li
    Metadata Librarian
    University of Illinois at Chicago
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