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Metadata Crosswalks and Relationship to the Metadata Elements

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    Rebecca Koskela

    Collaborative session notes:

    Welcome & Introductions – Rebecca Koskela (5 min)

     Review Objectives of the Meeting – Keith Jeffery (9 min)

     Metadata Standards Catalog Current Status – Alex Ball  (12 min)

     Metadata, Ontologies, and the Interoperability Continuum – Jane Greenberg (12 min)

     Independent Crosswalking Effort – Milan Ojsteršek (12 min)

    Discussion on the alignment of Element Set with Metadata required for crosswalks and interoperability (30 min)

    Next Steps (10 min)

    Additional links to informative material

    Metadata Interest Group:

    Metadata Elements:

    Community-maintained version of the Digital Curation Centre’s Disciplinary Metadata Catalogue:

    Digital Curation Centre Disciplinary Metadata:

    Metadata Standards Catalog:

    IEEE Big Data Governance and Metadata Management Working Group:

    Applicable Pathways
    Semantics, Ontology, Standardisation, Data Lifecycles – Versioning, Provenance, and Reward

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    ESIP/RDA Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences IG

    Avoid conflict with the following group (3)
    Preserving Scientific Annotation WG

    Contact for group (email)

    Group chair serving as contact person
    Rebecca Koskela

    Meeting objectives
    Increasingly, research and hence socio-economic and technical challenges require integration/interoperation of data. This requires processes to align the data in terms of appropriate values, accuracy, precision across datasets, which in turn requires mapping of metadata schemas describing the datasets to a common canonical form.  This is generally known as cross-walking.  The meeting will discuss existing cross-walking resources including documented mappings and tools, some of which are in the Metadata Standards Catalog (MSC) of the RDA, how they can be supplemented by new schemas and crosswalks, and how the crosswalk specifications and tools can be used to (semi-)automate actual data conversion to achieve integrated, interoperable, cross-domain data assets.

    Please indicate the breakout slot (s) that would suit your meeting
    Breakout 2, Breakout 5, Breakout 8, Breakout 11, Breakout 14

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