Metadata Call 2021-02-23

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm Eastern

Call-In Info:

Moderator(s): @Anna Goslen

Notetaker: @Nora Zimmerman

Community Notes:


  • Anna Goslen (UNC-Chapel Hill)

  • Nora Egloff (Lafayette College)

  • Ryan Wick (Oregon State University)

  • Cara Key (Oregon State University)

  • Julie Hardesty (Indiana University)

  • Heather Greer Klein (Samvera)

  • Ilkay Holt (Advancing Hyku/ British Library)


  • Subgroup Reports

    • URI Selection Working Group

      • No updates currently but they do plan to reconnect soon

    • Controlled Vocabularies Decision Tree Working Group

      • Will have an update hopefully in March

    • Hyrax Metadata Application Profile Documentation Working Group

      • Got some feedback via email, will meet 2/24 to go over it as a group and check in on Hyrax 3 development timeline

  • Roadmaps Alignment Group Update (Heather)

    • Doing a Partners deep-dive about institutional roadmaps. Specifically are interested in cross-technology projects (e.g. Avalon, Hyrax) and investigating grants or other ways that such projects can be supported).

  • Issues/Questions

  • Discussion Topics

    • Group review of root IG wiki page

      • Review of Scope and Objectives in particular, did not have a SMIG meeting at Samvera Connect 2020 where the group typically reviews these.

      • Will update Fedora version referenced

    • Community metadata needs: Are there projects or needs that can be addressed by Working Groups in 2021?

      • Parent-child / complex objects and data modeling for the community

        • This has been a topic of discussion at the repo manager’s group, Hyku IG, and SMIG -- including the question of how this behaves for Bulkrax

          • Julie will report back about how this conversation is going 

      • Collections metadata in Hyrax 

      • Systematic metadata issue review in the Hyrax github

    • DCMI Tabular Metadata Applications Profile WG recorded open meeting is now on YouTube:

  • Next call: March 23, 2021, 2-3pm Eastern