I wanted to come back to the initial question of sufficient metadata.
While I think there have been some good answers given, I did not see
any mention about how discoverability on the open Web figures in to
how to think about metadata. My response got long, so I posted
something to my blog.
On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 3:57 PM, Patrick Berry <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> So, one question I forgot to toss out at the Ask Anything session is:
> When do you know you have enough metadata?
> "You'll know it when you have it," isn't the response I'm looking for. So,
> I'm sure you're wondering what the context for this question is, and
> honestly there is none. This is geared towards contentDM or DSpace or
> Omeka or Millennium. I've seen groups not plan enough for collecting data
> and I've seen groups that are have been planning so long they forgot what
> they were supposed to be collecting in the first place.
> So, I'll just throw that vague question out there and see who wants to take
> a swing.