Metadata Call 2024-04-23

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm Eastern

Call-In Info:

Community Notes:

Moderator(s): Annamarie Klose

Notetaker: Emma Beck


  • Annamarie Klose (Ohio State University)

  • Julie Hardesty (Indiana University)

  • Anna Goslen (UNC Chapel Hill)

  • Christine Peterson (Amigos)

  • Heather Greer Klein (Samvera)

  • Cara Key (Oregon State University)

  • Emma Beck (University of Louisville)

  • Kim Kelmor (GU Law Library) 

  • Nora Zimmerman (Lafayette)


  • Roadmaps Alignment Group Update

    • Working on whitepaper that is update on state of Samvera technology

    • Met, should be an update soon

  • Samvera updates

    • Virtual Samvera Connect coming up May 7th & 8th - on Youtube and recorded

    • Developer congress May 13th - 17th

    • Jeremy Friesen is leaving, losing another board members

    • Seeking 2 board members

    • Explaining partnerships and hoping to recruit more Samvera partners

  • Samvera is an international community. How do we support internationalization and different languages in our Samvera platforms in terms of metadata and other displayed content? Or do we not support other languages / internationalization?

  • Permissions

    • Georgetown tenant seeking information on the permissions not carrying over when adding a user

  • Documentation leaves a lot to be desired in Samvera

  • Custom thumbnails in Hyrax and Hyku

  • Looking to create custom fields and hide metadata fields? What's required/not required in a field?

    • Is this AllinsonFlex - contexts which are connected to admin sets

    • IU Demo -

    • Minutes from that meeting -  

  • Open Discussion

  • Upcoming events: Samvera Virtual Connect 2024 - May 7-8

Next meeting: May 28, 2024, 2-3 pm Eastern