CFP: Metadata Beyond the Library: Consultation and Collaboration with Faculty, Staff and Students (2014 Annual – LV, NV)

The ALCTS Metadata Interest Group seeks proposals for presentations for the program “Metadata Beyond the Library: Consultation and Collaboration with Faculty, Staff and Students” at the ALA Annual Meeting 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. This program is scheduled on Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Presentations are 30 minutes in total — 20 minutes for the presentation, 10 minutes for questions.

This program will discuss ways in which metadata experts can share expertise beyond traditional library settings.

Presenters may discuss:

  • Examples of successful metadata consulting initiatives with their constituent communities
  • Examples of training sessions, workshops, boot camps to share metadata expertise
  • Other venues for deploying metadata expertise outside the library

All presentations at ALA Annual Las Vegas 2014 will be recorded. Speaker agreements will be forwarded to all speakers and will require consent for video recording.

The deadline for proposals is December 9, 2013.  Proposals may be submitted through this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1H6kBzb8Vacrp5grsANPzjDHaKkZaDEacXir7NH0Lcao/viewform

If you have any difficulties with this form, please feel free to submit your proposals directly by email to sathompson3@uh.edu

Thank you!

ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Programming Chairs:
Ivey Glendon, University of Virginia
Santi Thompson, University of Houston

About Jason Kovari

Jason Kovari is Head of Metadata Services and Web Archivist at Cornell University. Prior to this role, Kovari worked as Metadata Librarian for Humanities and Special Collections at Cornell University and Special Collections Digital Initiatives Librarian for the University of Mississippi (updated June 2014).
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