Metadata Working Group Forum Presentations

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This is a collection of presentations from the Cornell University Library's Metadata Working Group.


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    LD4P: Linked Data For Production Presentation for Metadata Working Group
    Warner, Simeon; Rayle, Lynette; Worrall, Tim; Folsom, Steven; Khan, Huda; Kovari, Jason (2019-07-17)
    This presentation is a brief update on Cornell University Library's LD4P2 work items including Questioning Authority look up service, converting Discogs to RDF for linked data copy cataloging, Sinatra 45 RPM cataloging in Sinopia (a RDF cataloging tool being developed by Stanford Library), linked data uses to enhance discovery, and community building around linked data in libraries.
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    Art and Rare Materials BIBFRAME Ontology Extension
    Folsom, Steven; Kovari, Jason (2018-09-21)
    Presentation on work developed to extend BIBFRAME to support the description of rare materials and art objects. Effort was supported as part of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded Linked Data for Production (2016-2018) grant.
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    A Critique of the Narrative: Linked Data in Libraries
    Chandler, Adam (2016-02-19)
    Patterns in the linked data in libraries narrative: 1.Primary focus on metadata details 2.Successful commercial entities have adopted it, so we should, too 3.Carrier for library metadata, replacement for MARC 4. Urgency, at times bordering on religious conversion Challenges to the Narrative: 1.To what extent is the rest of the world adopting linked data? 2.Search Engine Optimization 3.What about the reality of link rot? 4.LD is fractured 5.MARC cooperative cataloging model is entrenched because it has network effects
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    Report of the Activities of the Steering Committee of the Metadata Working Group 2001-
    Kehoe, Bill; Kurth, Martin; Ruddy, David; Rupp, Nathan; Smith, Kari; Walker, Kizer; Westbrooks, Elaine (Cornell University Library, 2004-06-28)
    Cornell University Library's Metadata Working Group (MD-WG) was formed in mid-2001 as an open forum for all staff to discuss metadata issues facing the library. It was led by a steering committee. This report documents the activities, progress, and achievements of the steering committee and the MD-WG during their first three years.
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    Practical Semantic Web : Vitro and SKOS Vocabularies
    Kovari, Jason (2015-12-04)
    Presented at the December 2015 Metadata Working Group session on linked data and controlled vocabularies, slides were used to begin conversation and lead into demonstration of Vitro, an RDF instance editor; discussion centered on a in-development effort to transform the Rare Book & Manuscript Section of Association of College and Research Libraries thesaurus to linked data.
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    New York Climate Change Science Clearinghouse
    Rikert, John Corson; Khan, Huda; Branchini, Darcy; Zabel, Ingrid; Metadata Working Group Forum (2015-10-30)
    The Cornell University Library was invited in late 2012 to participate with the Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC) here at Cornell and several outside partners to propose implementation of a Climate Change Science Clearinghouse for New York State(NYCCSC), funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, or NYSERDA. The NYCCSC "will compile and coordinate scientific data and literature that will assist New York State in achieving its climate change adaptation and mitigation goals by providing user-friendly, web-based public access to data and literature related to climate change science that is relevant to New York State. The NYCCSC will also serve as an academic climate change data and literature clearinghouse that will support climate change research activities of state agencies, authorities, municipalities, private business and the insurance industry.” Our successful proposal has now reached beta release status in the second year of a three-year project, and members of the Library and NRCC team will describe our approach to realizing the ambitious goals for the Clearinghouse, demonstrate progress so far, and focus on the extensive metadata work involved in finding, cataloging, and inter-relating diverse content into a coherent user experience. We will discuss extensions to the VIVO ontology to encompass new concepts and relationships inherent in climate change science, present a novel integration of VIVO as a semantic back end to the Blacklight faceted search interface, and describe how the Clearinghouse leverages a spatial database to improve relevance ranking of documents, data, and maps based on a user’s selected geographic scope of interest.
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    LD4L: Linked Data for Libraries
    Warner, Simeon; Corson-Rikert, Jon; Rayle, Lynette; Younes, Rebecca; Folsom, Steven; Chew, Chiat Naun (2015-05-15)
    In this forum a number of Cornell-based speakers discuss different aspects of the LD4L project.
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    MWG Forum: Embedded Metadata in Audio and Visual Resources
    Basara, Mira; McQuay, Bill (2015-01-23)
    This forum will address the application of embedded metadata in visual and audio resources. Our speakers will discuss the definition, role, and creation of embedded metadata in addition to offering thoughts on its merits and demonstrating tools for import and export.
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    Columbia Metadata Working Group: Overview of Digital Projects at the American Museum of Natural History Library
    Topic: Overview of Digital Projects at the American Museum of Natural History Library. Stacy Schiff and Jennifer Cwiok will present the standards, vocabularies, workflows, and technology implemented for digitized images. Rebecca Morgan and Iris Lee will present the implementation of EAD and EAC standards, workflows, and technology for finding aids. Speakers: • Jennifer Cwiok – Digital Projects Manager, American Museum of Natural History • Iris Lee - Metadata Analyst, American Museum of Natural History • Rebecca Morgan - Project Archivist, American Museum of Natural History • Stacy Schiff - Visual Resources Librarian, American Museum of Natural History Lightning Talks: • Amy Nurnberger – Research Data Alliance meeting, Plenary 4. • Melanie Wacker – Research metadata support • Robbie Blitz – Staff Collection Viewer
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    Columbia Metadata Working Group Lightning Talks
    Martha Tenney – Training undergraduates to do metadata work for digital collections Margaret Smithglass – New Registrar & Digital Content Librarian @ Avery Brian Luna Lucero – Academic Commons: Changes to metadata processing Robbie Blitz – Staff Collection Viewer Alex Thurman – IIPC Collaborative Collections Matt Haugen – BIBFRAME training Christina Harlow - Integrating BIBFRAME editor and tools into Django project Henri Duvillard - Internet Archive John Scialdone/Merlie Hanson - Overview of current projects Amy Nurnberger – Research Data Alliance meeting, Plenary 4. Melanie Wacker – Research metadata support