Group Mailing list Archive

19 Jan 2015

First Environment-related joint session for W&I Groups at the forthcoming P5

(Apologies for any cross-postings)

Dear chairs and members of the Metadata IG,

During the previous RDA plenaries it gradually became obvious that the environment-related Interest and Working Groups share concerns and face similar challenges regarding the lifecycle of Life data.

17 Nov 2014

Use Cases, Use Case Template Comments, & Use Case Example

Interest Group Members,

The Use Cases and comments on the Use Case Template have been posted to the MIG web site (see File Repository on right-side of the page below the Case Statement.

One of the comments that we received in person was to provide an example using the Use Case Template. We have done this for  end-user access to the portal of the EPOS (European Plate Observing System) project. The EPOS Use Case Description describes the use case and Use Case Example is the completed template for this example.

15 Oct 2014

Invitation to Review Use-Cases & Requirements (W3C Data on the Web Best Practices Working Group) from Lee, Deirdre on 2014-10-15 ( from October 2014)

Dear colleagues,
I would like to bring to your attention the following call for
comments from the W3C Data on the Web Best Practices (DWBP) WG:
The DWBP WG is working on topics overlapping with the ones addressed
by the "metadata" cluster, and it may be worth providing feedback,
especially from the perspective of the scientific community.
BTW, it is also an opportunity to contribute use cases.

29 Sep 2014

EDDI14 - 6th Annual European DDI User Conference: Draft program available, and registration open

EDDI14, the 6th Annual European DDI User Conference will take place on December 2-3, 2014 in London.
The conference is hosted by IOE - Institute of Education, University of London.
The conference will bring together DDI users and professionals from all over Europe and the world. Anyone interested in developing, applying, or using DDI is invited to attend.
The program offers 30 presentations, 2 reports, 3 tutorials, and 3 side meetings.

29 Sep 2014

INSPIRE Registry: RDF representation now supported

(Apologies for cross-posting)
Dear colleagues,
The INSPIRE Registry is a service giving access to INSPIRE semantic
assets (e.g., application schemas, meta/data codelists, themes), and
assigning to each of them a persistent URI. As such, this service can
be considered also as a metadata directory/catalogue for INSPIRE, as
well as a registry for the INSPIRE "terminology".
Starting from June 2013, when the INSPIRE Registry was first
published, a number of version have been released, implementing new

14 Aug 2014

Aligning INSPIRE metadata with DCAT-AP

(Apologies for cross-posting)
Dear colleagues,
I would like to inform you about the publication of a suite of
documents on the alignment of INSPIRE metadata with DCAT-AP:
This study is still work in progress, but we would really appreciate
your feedback.
Some information about the context:

17 Jun 2014

Fwd: ORCID as Linked Data

May be of interest - ORCID + (RDF) metadata about a researchers.
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Leigh Dodds <***@***.***>
Date: Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Subject: ORCID as Linked Data
To: public-lod community
I discovered this today:
curl -v -L -H "Accept: text/turtle"
A fairly new addition to the ORCID service I think.