These are all great! Thanks folks. And if anyone else has some to add,
please do. The more I have the more chance of convincing the standards
folks that we have a need, and we're ready.
At least, that's my goal.
On 10/10/17 7:43 PM, sjc5 wrote:
> Hi Karen,
> Saw your C4L post... If it helps, myself and a couple of people from the
> DLF AIG Metadata Assessment Group have started a website project that's
> intended to be a collection/repository of metadata application profiles,
> mappings, and related specifications of metadata conventions in digital
> collections. Our mission is to provide the metadata community with a
> central hub of varied approaches to metadata guidance, as well as
> providing the community a way to share its work with peers.
> It's early days yet, but we have a few initial documents uploaded. At
> DLF, members of the Assessment Group are going to actively encourage new
> mapping submissions. Hopefully, we'll get some new additions in the
> coming weeks.
> If you're interested, have a look:
> --Scott Carlson
> Metadata Coordinator
> Rice University, Fondren Library
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>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: "Karen Coyle" <[log in to unmask]>
>> Date: Oct 10, 2017 5:21 PM
>> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Needed: some metadata documentation examples
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Hello, all. I'm working on some projects where we are trying to define
>>> formats and guidance for metadata *profiles*. You may have seen the
>>> profiles that were created at one point for BIBFRAME (I can't find them
>>> at the moment on the new site) - they were more "list-like" than the
>>> fancy BF-lite site, but mostly the same idea. Profiles often are a
>>> simple list of data elements or properties, sometimes with a bit more
>>> info like cardinality.
>>> What I want to find are some examples of documentation aimed at those
>>> creating the metadata records that explain what goes into the metadata,
>>> and hopefully some rules like "this has to be a date in the format
>>> yyyy-mm-dd". I'm guessing that folks using systems like contentDM may
>>> have something of this nature. Obviously, the whole RDA enchilada would
>>> be way too much to chew on at this point. If you can point me to
>>> documentation that you have created or use, I would appreciate it. If I
>>> decide to do more with it than ruminate I will let you know.
>>> I want to note that part of the goal is to link metadata schema
>>> documentation and metadata user documentation with a validation language
>>> like ShEx. If you want to know more, ping me, but we should have more
>>> to say after the Dublin Core meeting in D.C. later this month, where we
>>> are having a whole day on profiles, Oct 27, called "taming the
>>>  You can find some profiles based on the W3C standard DCAT here:
>>> https://www.w3.org/2017/dxwg/wiki/Main_Page#Non-W3C_Documents, and you
>>> may find some other interesting links on that page.
>>>  http://shex.io/
>>>  http://dcevents.dublincore.org/index.php/IntConf/dc-2017/schedConf/
>>> Karen Coyle
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