Metadata Standards Directory WG

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Group details

Status: 
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Case Statement: 
 

Please note that the Metadata Standards Directory  WG has now finished its term under RDA and has delivered its outputs. A follow-on WG has been created: Metadata Standards Catalog WG.


The RDA Metadata Standards Directory Working Group is supported by individuals and organizations involved in the development, implementation, and use of metadata for scientific data. The overriding goal is to develop a collaborative, open directory of metadata standards applicable to scientific data can help address infrastructure challenges...Metadata Standards Working Group Case Statement.

 

 

Key resources  

Outputs

  • Output Slides presented at  Plenary 6 in Paris
  • Output Slides presented at Plenary 5 in San Diego
  • Metadata Principles - Created and endorsed by all the RDA metadata groups

Outreach and Presentations

  • Summer interns help advance MSDWG agenda:  
    • Yuan Ling, Drexel University, USA-RDA internship, investigates machine-actionable policy linking RDA's MSDWG and Policy working groups.  See Yuan's poster @ RDA-4, Mapping Human-Readable/Machine-Readable Policies for RDA Metadata Standards Directory Development.
    • Kate Alderete, University of Denver, Colorado, DataONE RDA metadata WG:  DataONE summer internship, project no. 7, explores GitHub to make the Metadata Standard Directory more commuity driven.
  • Ball, A., Chen, S., Greenberg, J., Jeffery, K., Koskela, R., and Perze, J.  (2014).  Building a disciplinary metadata standards directory.  IDCC-2014: https://rd-alliance.org/sites/default/files/ball-et-al-MSD-idcc14.pdf
  • Chen, S. (2014).  A Prototype Collaborative Directory of Metadata Standards. A Master’s

    Paper for the M.S. in L.S. degree. April 2014:  https://www.rd-alliance.org/sites/default/files/SChen-RDA-Metadata.pdf

  • Perez, C.  (2013).  The RDA’s Metadata Standards Directory: Information Gathering. A Master’s Paper for the M.S. in L.S. degree. November, 2013: CPerez-RDA-Metadata.pdf, 
  • CAMP-4-DATA - DCMI Science and Metadata/RDA, 6 Sept. 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, (Proceedings).  Greenberg, 

Selected past events 

WG slides and documents 

(updated: 28 Sept. 2015)

 



Recent Activity

11 Jul 2014

try 2/Submission Deadline Extended: Special Track on Metadata & Semantics for Open Repositories, Research Information Systems and Data Infrastructures at MTSR 2014

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11 Jul 2014

Submission Deadline Extended: Special Track on Metadata & Semantics for Open Repositories, Research Information Systems and Data Infrastructures at MTSR 2014

Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:50:20 +0200
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Subject: Submission Deadline Extended: Special Track on Metadata & Semantics for Open Repositories, Research Information Systems and Data Infrastructures at MTSR 2014
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05 Jun 2014

Testing group mailinglist. Apologies for the inconvenience.

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05 Jun 2014

13th European Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop at JDL 2014

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Call for Presentations and Demos
The 13th European NKOS workshop will take place on the afternoon of Thursday Sept 11th and morning of Friday 12th. as part of JDL 2014 (joint JCDL/TPDL conferences) in London.
https://at-web1.comp.glam.ac.uk/pages/research/hypermedia/nkos/nkos2014/...
Important Dates:
Submission deadline: Monday 23 June 2014 Notification of acceptance: Monday 14 July 2014

11 Apr 2014

CfP MTSR 2014 Karlsruhe, Germany - http://www.mtsr-conf.org/

Subject: CfP MTSR 2014 Karlsruhe, Germany - http://www.mtsr-conf.org/
********************Call for Papers********************
MTSR 2014: 8th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference
November 26-28, 2014
University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany
http://www.mtsr-conf.org/
***Important Dates***
June 30th 2014: Paper submission
July 31st 2014: Acceptance/rejection notification
August 20th 2014: Camera-ready papers due