Do you have a new digital project to share? Have you developed a unique cataloging workflow or method for wrangling metadata? Do you have a new way of measuring how metadata facilitates resource discovery? Are your authority records the best? Are you doing something interesting with tools like OpenRefine, MarcEdit, or the Authority Toolkit? Consider submitting your proposal for a 5 minute lightning talk session, followed by discussion at the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Meeting during ALA Midwinter in Atlanta GA on Sunday, January 22nd at 8:30 am.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Anna Neatrour ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) or Darnelle Melvin ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>), ALCTS MIG Programming Co-Chairs.

Please fill out the submission form ( with your proposal abstract by Friday, November 18, 2016.

Possible topics could include:

*         Metadata management tools

*         Innovative metadata workflows

*         Case studies of metadata for innovative digital collections

*         Metadata remediation

*         Metadata modeling

*         Metadata best practices

*         Metadata evaluation (from user perspective)

*         User experience and metadata

*         Your own topic, not listed here!

~ Darnelle

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Darnelle O. Melvin
Metadata Transformation Librarian
Visiting Assistant Professor

Program Co-Chair, ALCTS Metadata Interest Group
The Ohio State University Libraries
016B Thompson Library, 1858 Neil Ave Mall, Columbus, OH 43210
614-247-4689 Office
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