I'm copying this to ARSClist from the MLA-L listserve.  
-Jerry Fabris

Date:    Wed, 31 Mar 2010 16:52:28 -0400
From:    "Riley, Jenn" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Metadata Standards and Guidelines for Digital Audio document 

MLA's Bibliographic Control Committee and its Metadata Subcommittee are 
pleased to announce the online release of "Metadata Standards and 
Guidelines for Digital Audio." The Metadata Subcommittee worked with the 
ALA Audio Metadata Task Force, in the Preservation and Reformatting 
Section (PARS) of the Association for Library Collections and Technical 
Services (ALCTS), to create this document. It can be found linked from the 
PARS page at 
<>. The 
document itself is

The document outlines a number of metadata standards relevant to the 
description and management of digital audio, explaining its purpose and 
providing links to documentation and relevant examples. We hope it will be 
useful to the MLA community.

Jenn Riley
Chair, MLA BCC Metadata Subcommittee

Jenn Riley
Metadata Librarian
Digital Library Program
Indiana University - Bloomington
Wells Library W501
(812) 856-5759