CFP: MIG Midwinter 2014 Presentations

The ALCTS Metadata Interest Group invites speakers to present at the ALA Midwinter meeting in Philadelphia on Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 8:30 to 10am. Presentations will be approximately 30 minutes, including Q&A.

Our charge is to provide a broad framework for information exchange on current research developments, tools, and activities affecting networked information resources and metadata; coordinates and actively participate 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.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

*Tools for metadata librarians, including those for creation and/or transformation
*Demos or light tutorials on tools
*Top-level overviews of tools/mechanisms for use in managing metadata
*Innovative workflow design focusing on the intersection of tools/mechanisms and staff education and training

Please email proposal abstracts to program co-chairs by Wednesday, October 30th, 2013.  Please contact us with questions.  Thank you!

Program co-chairs,
Ivey Glendon
Metadata Librarian
University of Virginia Library
(434) 243-0634 | img7u@virginia.edu

Santi Thompson
Metadata & Digitization Operations Coordinator
University of Houston Library
(713) 743-9685 | sathompson3@uh.edu

About Jason Kovari

Jason Kovari is Metadata Librarian. Humanities and Special Collections at Cornell University. Prior to arriving at Cornell, Kovari worked as Special Collections Digital Initiatives Librarian for the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). He serves on multiple committees for the Rare Book and Manuscript Section of ACRL and is the Blog Coordinator for the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group.
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One Response to CFP: MIG Midwinter 2014 Presentations

  1. Chika says:

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