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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Columbia Metadata Working Group: Overview of Digital Projects at the American Museum of Natural History Library 

    Unknown author (2015-02-03)
    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. ...
  • Columbia Metadata Working Group Lightning Talks 

    Unknown author (2014-10-21)
    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 ...

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