ALCTS MIG (Metadata Interest Group) invites your proposal to participate in a discussion of metadata theory and practice, to take place at the ALA Midwinter Conference in Boston, January  14-20, 2010.

Presentations focusing on current topics and practices as well as new technologies that relate to or impact metadata are preferred.  Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

*         Usability testing, and the implications for metadata

*         Local documentation (application profiles, etc.). What's your secret to maintaining local documentation and staying productive?

*         Changing the underlying metadata schemes for a digital library/repository

*         Managing the use of multiple metadata schemes within one repository

*         XSLT and metadata manipulation

Presentations should be 20-30 minutes in length.  To submit a proposal for presentation, please email a brief description of your proposed topic to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> by Friday, November 13, 2009.

Jennifer O'Brien Roper
Head, Cataloging and Metadata Services
University of Virginia Library
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