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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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Recording & slides for "Metadata in Shared Digital Libraries," 2024 ALA Core Interest Group Week

  • 1.  Recording & slides for "Metadata in Shared Digital Libraries," 2024 ALA Core Interest Group Week

    Posted Mar 28, 2024 11:45 AM

    The Metadata Interest Group is pleased to share the recording and slides from our program for 2024 Core IG Week on "Metadata in Shared Digital Libraries."   


    Presentations in this session included: 

    • Describing Our Members, Ourselves: Maintaining a Shared Controlled Vocabulary in Explore Chicago Collections presented by Jessica BrodeFrank (University of Illinois at Chicago), Kate Flynn (University of Illinois at Chicago), Erin Matson (Chicago History Museum), and Gretchen Neidhardt (Northwestern University)

    • Creating and Sharing Date Metadata presented by Annamarie C. Klose (The Ohio State University Libraries)

    • Developing a Metadata Application Profile Supporting Interoperability, Research, and Data Harvesting for a Digital Library of Music Sources presented by Jesse P. Karlsberg (Emory Center for Digital Scholarship and Emory University Department of Music)


    The recording and slides are available in the Metadata Interest Group library on ALA Connect 


    The recording can also be viewed directly at: 


    Please be sure to fill out the attendee survey so that we can receive your feedback and make improvements for next year. 

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    On behalf of the Metadata Interest Group,

    Melissa Zilic (she/her/hers)
    Metadata Librarian for Digital and Electronic Resources