RDA 11th Plenary Joint meeting: IG Metadata , IG Data in Context, WG Metadata Standards Catalog

Meeting title

Joint Meeting of Metadata Groups (Remote Access Instructions)

Collaborative session notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dbKDtchzd2J-ZhWsHbd_VLfCH99I_kZ37T6Z...

Groups: 

  • IG Metadata
  • IG Data in Context
  • WG Metadata Standards Catalog

Brief introduction describing the activities and scope of the group(s)

Metadata Interest Group: Coordinating metadata group with responsibility for defining the metadata element set intended to become a RDA recommendation

Data in Context Interest Group: Deals with use cases and harmonising terminology for contextual metadata to encourage interoperation

Metadata Standards Catalog Working Group: Maintains a machine-readable catalog of metadata standards to encourage re-use and increased harmonisation among the communities

 

Meeting objectives

  1. Present the Metadata Standards Catalog and encourage further submissions;
  2. Promote discussion of the proposed metadata element set;
  3. Promote discussion and propose a process for
    • collecting domain vocabularies;
    • matching and mapping vocabularies;
    • establishing a canonical vocabulary to assist interoperation by crosswalks to the domain vocabularies;
    • contextual metadata used for assessing relevance and quality of the described asset for the purpose of the end-user;
  4. Ensure coordination among the metadata groups and representatives of domain (subject area) groups and other infrastructure groups attending.

Meeting agenda

  1. Introduction and purpose
  2. Metadata Standards Catalog (20 min)
    • Presentation
    • Request for further contributions for the Metadata Standards Catalog
  3. Metadata element set (10 min)
    • Presentation
    • Discussion
  4. Vocabularies Process (45 min)
    • Wheat: Windpouire-Esther Dzale-Yeumo (INRA)
    • Marine: Helen Glaves (British Geological Survey)
    • Social Science: Darren Bell (UKDA)
    • Vocabularies process discussion
  5. Closing, pointing to metadata resources on RDA website (10 min)

Additional links to informative material related to the participating groups

Metadata Interest Group: https://rd-alliance.org/groups/metadata-ig.html
Data in Context Interest Group: https://rd-alliance.org/groups/data-context-ig.html
Metadata Standards Catalog Working Group: https://rd-alliance.org/groups/metadata-standards-catalog-working-group....

Target audience:

Anyone interested in metadata for the objectives of RDA. Specifically, people from domain and infrastructure groups wishing to utilise metadata for their purposes.

Group chair serving as contact person:  Rebecca Koskela

Type of meeting: Working meeting


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