The ALCTS/LITA Metadata Standards Committee of the American Library
Association (ALA) invites the library, archives, and museums metadata
communities to comment on the document, *Principles for Evaluating Metadata
Standards*. This document is meant to assist in the development,
maintenance, selection, use, and assessment of metadata standards. The
current draft incorporates feedback given on an earlier version of the
The committee encourages written feedback through one of the following
options: leave a comment on the Principles page
or fill out the comment form <http://goo.gl/forms/QE4J7ZIG66>.
In addition, the Committee will be presenting at the ALA Midwinter Meeting
in Boston. There will be two opportunities for face-to-face discussion of
this draft, one at the Metadata Interest Group meeting on Sunday, January
10, 2016 at 8:30 am EST, and one at the regular Metadata Standards
Committee meeting on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST. Registered
conference attendees are welcome to attend.
LITA representative, ALCTS/LITA Metadata Standards Committee