Descriptive Metadata Working Group


  • Carolyn Hansen, facilitator (Univ. of Cincinnati)
  • Nick Ruest (York University)
  • Jenn Colt (Cornell University)
  • Chrissy Rissmeyer (UC Santa Barbara)
  • Steven Folsom (Cornell University)
  • Lisa McAulay (UCLA)
  • Esmé Cowles (UC San Diego)
  • Arwen Hutt (UC San Diego)
  • Julie Hardesty (Indiana University)
  • Adam Walsh (Durham University)
  • Eric James (Yale University)
  • Corey Harper (New York University)
  • Robert Cole (University of Alberta)
  • Danny Pucci (Boston Public Library)
  • Kelcy Shepherd (Amherst College)
  • Daniel Enright (Symplectic)
  • Dave Budenberg (Symplectic)
  • Steven Anderson (Boston Public Library)
  • Bill McMillin (Univ. of Cincinnati)
  • Cathleen Lu (Chemical Heritage Foundation)
  • Matt Critchlow (UC San Diego)
  • Maggie Dickson (old account) (Duke University)
  • Juliane Schneider (UC San Diego)
  • Alex May (Tufts University)

Initial Goals

  • Collect user stories (goal of having something to present at Hydra Connect)
  • Best practices on handling blank nodes and nested attributes - see also Fedora-tech discussions
  • Best practices on using multiple schemas/vocabularies
  • Base descriptive metadata application profile with mappings to Shared Data Model and community standards such as Dublin Core and/or DPLA Metadata Application Profile

Meeting Times & Communication Channels

Proposed: 1pm EST, alternate Wednesdays that main group is not meeting

First Meeting: May 13th