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The call for papers for the Sixth International Conference on Metadata and Semantic has been published. The MTSR'12 targets researchers and practitioners from the fields of metadata and semantics research as well as applications of the semantic web and related technologies. The conference topic is metadata and their relationships with Ontologies, Semantic Web, Knowledge Management and Software Engineering. Several different tracks are organized to be held in the conference program like for example a Track on Metadata & Semantics for Open Access Repositories, Research Information Systems and Infrastructures or a Track on Linked data. The conference proceedings will be published in the Springer’s Communication in Computer and Information Science series. All interested in presenting ...
VIAF (Virtual International Authority File) has transitioned to become an OCLC service. VIAF is a project that virtually combines multiple name authority files into a single name authority service. The transition from an interim, shared-governance arrangement to OCLC has been made to assure that VIAF will be well-positioned to scale efficiently as a long-term, cooperative activity.
OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) will continue to make VIAF openly accessible and will also work to incorporate VIAF into various OCLC services. The transition guarantees that http://viaf.org ...
To mark the fifth year anniversary of the event known as the “London Meeting”, the DCMI Bibliographic Metadata Task Group and the DCMI Vocabulary Management Community are holding a congress at the 26th and 27th of April in London, UK. The event will include meetings of both groups and a seminar on libraries and the semantic web. Many highly qualified speakers are announced from both groups as well from
The coordination of the metadata of a Repository for a set standard is often hard to handle. The possible variations in one single element are enormous and the adjustment repeatedly ends in an immense detail work. Often the adjustment starts with the basic question, which element needs to be adjusted. Validators are giving help, they are comparing metadata of a repository in question with a metadata standard to show existing conflicts.
The Project OA-Netzwerk has developed a validator for the AIP OAI-PMH (Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting) on the basis of the validator of the
The "Resource Description and Access"(RDA) has recently detached the "Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules" as standard for the cataloguing of library-related materials. But there is still the need to talk about implementation and performance of the new standard. Two information events will inform about RDA in November.
The DMCI/RCA Taskforce of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative holds the webinar The RDA Vocabularies: Implementation, Extension, and Mapping on 16.11.11. The online event will present the current status of the review process of the metadata standard and will point out the requirements for application profiles. Speaker will be Diane Hillmann, partner in the consulting firm Metadata Management Associates and co-chair of the DCMI/RDA Task Group. The webinar with costs will be take place at the 11/16/11 at 1pm ...