Metadata Call 2016-03-23

Time: 10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST

Call-In Info: +1 (641) 715 3660, access code 651025 

Moderator:  Juliet Hardesty (Indiana University) 
mcmillwh (Univ of Cincinnati)

  1. Subgroup reports
    1. Descriptive Working Group
      1. Notes from most recent call :  Descriptive Metadata Call 2016-03-16
      2. Group's current goal is looking at the shared data model at University of California libraries and determining if this could/should be incorporated into a model for other institutions
      3. The group will begin examining elements that have proven challenging and how different institutions have approached them
      4. Group is looking at BIBFRAME lite as a potential solution to some issues faced in current and future models
    2. MODS and RDF Descriptive Metadata Subgroup
      1. notes from most recent call:  MODS and RDF Call 2016-03-21
      2. Went over MODS note mappings
      3. Next call will cover the subject element
    3. Applied Linked Data Working Group
      1. Notes from most recent call:
      2. Discussed recent pull requests to
        1. a way to communicate with different caching layers for LD vocals
      3. Will be a gem
        1. this will be a client - a wrapper that will make standardized requests for you
        2. if repo interface is in RDF.rb, it's a wrapper that will allow you to insert this without having to change its code
    4. Segment of a File Working Group
      1. completed revisions and sent out for feedback
        1. no comments received
      2. time to turn it into a stable, official recommendation
      3. should wrap up in a week or two
      4. it's a starter for referring to segments of a file
        1. covers a lot of file types people are dealing with in Hydra apps
        2. if people need other file types, the working group can review them

  2. Issues/Questions
    1. none
  3. Review Metadata IG Requests and Priorities
    1. updates re: best practices for deciding on ontologies to use/filling ontology needs
    2. Julie is grouping similar items together
  4. Additional Items
    1. Using to host needed RDF vocabularies 
      1. Update on conversation with Tom Cramer/Hydra Power Steering Group
      2. Notes from LDCX session (3/22) - Management for Community URIs
      3. Take this to a special interest group meeting/new working group?
        1. Julie will put out a call on the Google group to gauge interest in taking this on
  5. Action Items
    1. Julie will post to Google group about a Hydra-specific version of the Management for Community URIs group 
    2. Recommendations from the segment of a file wg will be posted soon