I work as the metadata wrangler for
and will soon be the metadata/catalog librarian at University of Vermont.
I think a forum/workshop on open source software and code would be really
helpful. In my experience, many folks don't totally understand open source
software and how to manage it once they adopt it.
also, a workshop on metadata project management would be useful.
On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 9:46 AM, Christine Schwartz <
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> Hi Becky,
> Is this pre-conference going to be cataloging/metadata training for coders?
> Christine Schwartz
> Metadata Librarian
> Princeton Theological Seminary Library
> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> Becky Yoose
> > Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2011 11:14 AM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: [CODE4LIB] Cataloging4Coders @ C4L12 - We need your brains
> > Hey folks,
> > There's been increasing discussion and interest about cataloging around
> > this community (and others like it) for quite a while. I found some
> > co-conspirators and we are planning to propose a pre-conference on
> > cataloging/library metadata creation geared towards the huddled code4lib
> > masses (otherwise known as coders) who are yearning for knowledge of this
> > Darkest of Library Arts.
> > We need you help before we post our proposal. We realize that there's a
> > wide range of cataloging knowledge and experience in the community, and
> > want to make sure that those interested get the most out of the
> > pre-conference. If this pre-conference has perked your interest, can you
> > help us in letting us know:
> > - What experience do you have with cataloging/library metadata creation?
> > - What do you want us to cover? Do you have any questions that you want
> > covered?
> > This information will help us greatly in how we structure the
> > pre-conference both in content and schedule. For now, we're planning a
> > half-day pre-conference, but if there's enough interest between beginners
> > and more experienced folks, we will consider offering two half-day
> > preconferences in order to focus on specific participant needs.
> > Feel free to ask questions as well - I'll try to answer them as best as
> > possible given what our group has brainstormed so far.
> > Thanks for reading,
> > Becky
> > Official cat[aloger] herder
> > ---------------------------------------
> > Becky Yoose
> > Systems Librarian
> > Grinnell College Libraries
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