NISO Offers Strategic Insights with "Metadata Practices on the Cutting
Edge": Early Bird Registration Closes April 15th
As library users demand increasingly sophisticated electronic products and
seamless access among them, employing the right metadata for the right
product or project becomes a critical decision. If you are involved in
strategic decisions for your organization, you need to know about new and
developing metadata standards.
Get the guidance you need on the growing variety of metadata standards and
explore issues of interoperability at NISO's "Metadata Practices on the
Cutting Edge" on May 20 in Washington, DC. Topics in the spotlight - from
both theoretical and practical perspectives-will include: metadata
syndication, digital archiving, metadata quality assurance, image metadata,
the Joint Working Party initiative on serials and subscription metadata,
METS, MODS, and more.
Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC, will keynote; other speakers are: Howard Ratner,
Nature Publishing Group; Chuck Koscher, CrossRef; Oya Rieger, Cornell;
William LeFurgy, Rebecca Guenther and Morgan Cundiff, Library of Congress;
MacKenzie Smith, MIT; Nathan Robertson, Johns Hopkins; Dr. William Moen,
University of North Texas; Bruce Rosenblum, Inera, Inc.; and Jenny Walker,
ExLibris (USA) Inc..
In addition, members of the NISO Standards Development Committee will
discuss plans to support metadata interoperability through the development
and coordination of standards.
The agenda and registration details are on the NISO website:
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