Reminder: Call for Proposals for the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Meeting
on Metadata Automation - ALA Midwinter 2019

New technologies, collaborations, and ways of working have transformed
metadata workflows. Have you implemented new tools to streamline your
workflows? Are you experimenting with automated approaches to metadata
creation? If so, we want to hear from you! Consider submitting your
proposal for a 15 minute presentation at the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group
session, followed by discussion.

Potential topics include:


   Metadata automation workflows

   Crowdsourcing metadata

   Automated transcription

   Automatic image recognition (e.g. facial/object recognition)

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Anne Washington (
[log in to unmask]) or Mingyan Li ([log in to unmask]), ALCTS MIG Programming

Please fill out the submission form <>
with your proposal abstract by Friday, November 16, 2018. The Metadata
Interest Group meeting will take place during the 2019 ALA Midwinter
Conference in Seattle, WA on Sunday, January 27, 2019 8:30-10:00 am.

See this announcement on our blog:



Anne Washington, Metadata Services Coordinator

University Libraries

University of Houston