Core Metadata Interest Group

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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 Standards Committee: Welcome Message

    Posted Sep 29, 2021 11:08 AM

    Welcome to the CORE: Metadata Standards Committee, where you will find information related to committee activities.

    What you will find here:

    This committee shares/reviews high-level emerging information and ideas about creating and revising information-related standards, related best practices and guidelines. In this ALA

    Connect space you will find:

    • Committee news
    • Professional-level discussion
    • Feedback opportunities

    How to use this committee
    This is a place for metadata and metadata standards, so feel free to comment on posts or inquire about committee activities and information.

    Darnelle Melvin
    Special Collections & Archives Metadata Librarian
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • 2.  RE: Core Metadata Standards Committee: Welcome Message

    Posted Oct 01, 2021 11:47 AM
    Hi Darnelle,

    Not sure if you remember, but I did a short internship with the UNLV Special Collections and Archives backlog project a few years ago! Your name definitely sounded familiar. 
    How you're doing well!


    Faye Mazzia
    Electronic Resource Cataloger Librarian
    University of Central Florida