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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Registration is OPEN! 2024 Southeast Collaborative Conference (*FREE* Event)

  • 1.  Registration is OPEN! 2024 Southeast Collaborative Conference (*FREE* Event)

    Posted Feb 27, 2024 09:44 AM

    Register today for the 5th Annual Southeast Collaborative Online Conference!March 12-14, 2024Visit the conference website to learn more about the speakers and sessions: share this announcement with your library colleagues.This event is provided at no cost to attendees.

    Presentation Topics Include:
        • Navigating Organizational Dynamics: Understanding and Addressing Incivility Within the Library Workplace
        • Empowering Librarians to Learn and Conquer AI Tools
        • Recognizing Excellence: Nurturing a Culture of Library Employee Appreciation
        • Trends and Topics in Readers' Advisory
        • Building Access for Diverse Voices in Leadership            ...and many more!Hosted by Georgia Public Library Service, The Library of Virginia, South Carolina State Library, State Library of North Carolina, and the Tennessee State Library & Archives.This project is partly made possible by Library Services and Technology Act grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the South Carolina State Library and the State Library of North Carolina. 

    Cindy S. Church
    Continung Education Consultant
    State E Rate Coordinator
    Library of Virginia