Author Archives: Deborah Kulczak

Come Join the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group at ALA Annual!

We hope to see you on Sunday, June 24th, 9:00am-10:00am in Room 298 of the Morial Convention Center (MCC). Presentation (9:00am-9:30am) Title: The Cataloging Lab: Encouraging Collaboration for a More Effective and Inclusive LCSH Proposal Process Presenter: Violet Fox Abstract: … Continue reading

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ALCTS Metadata IG Presents: Implementing Linked Open Data in the Real World at ALA Annual in New Orleans

Going to ALA Annual in New Orleans?  Want to learn about ongoing linked data projects?  Then come join the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group, in conjunction with the ALCTS/LITA Linked Library Data Interest Group, on Saturday, June 23 at 10:30-11:30am as … Continue reading

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Midwinter Meeting Minutes Available

The minutes from the Metadata Interest Group’s 2018 Midwinter program and business meeting are now available at: https://connect.ala.org/HigherLogic/System/DownloadDocumentFile.ashx?DocumentFileKey=4cd9c456-0cba-3f81-ca57-c0dc25e43776&forceDialog=0 Many thanks to Secretary Wendy Robertson!

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Call for Proposals on the Topic of Linked Open Data Implementation!

Exposing bibliographic and cultural heritage information as linked open data makes possible new modes of resource access and discovery. It also supports reuse and visualization of collections in novel ways. This program will introduce participants to linked open data in … Continue reading

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Metadata Interest Group Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2018

Join the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver to hear project updates about two IMLS-funded grants on Sunday, February 11th from 8:30-10:00 AM in Room 703 during our regular scheduled meeting. Alya Stein, Metadata Librarian … Continue reading

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Twice the Metadata is Twice the Fun!

Join the ALCTS Metadata Interest group for exciting programming at both our annual program and annual meeting! Annual Program The ALCTS Metadata Interest Group will be sponsoring Metadata Migrations: Managing Methods and Mayhem on Sunday June 25th from 3-4 pm … Continue reading

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Reminder: ALCTS Virtual Preconference, June 6-7

Join ALCTS for “Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Metadata,”  a virtual program in two sessions: Session 1, Outreach and Inclusivity in Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CT Session 2, Metadata Creation and … Continue reading

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Metadata Librarian’s Little Helper: OpenRefine Reconciliation Services

This is the third in our series of follow-up posts by Midwinter Lightning Talk presenters. When our archive opened to the public two years ago, the catalog of nearly 5,000 records were findable by keyword search and little else. The … Continue reading

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Metadata Interest Group Meeting at ALA Annual 2017

Join the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group in Chicago for our meeting at ALA Annual 2017 at McComick Place, Room W102A, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. We will have a presentation by the ALCTS/LITA Metadata Standards Committee on evaluating metadata standards, followed … Continue reading

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Metadata Migrations: Managing Methods and Mayhem

Are you preparing to migrate out of a legacy system?  Do you have questions about metadata remediation, repurposing, or enhancement?  Of course, you do and we are here to help.  During ALA Annual in Chicago, The ALCTS Metadata Interest Group … Continue reading

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