CURATEcamp DLF Agenda

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Topics Discussed

End of the Day Activities

Other Stuff

40 attendees

Self identification of catalogers and coders at the event: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/oimg?key=0AjnXcM-jo7xBdGlqSlJTQ1lPRFhCeHZ4TjV3VE9PWVE&oid=1&zx=pqz497ajlxs0

Full List of Possible Discussion Topics

Linked text are topics that were actually discussed.

Tools

  • Data normalization practices/tools ** (22 votes)
  • User friendly tools for resolving IDs to labels (19)
  • Drag & drop metadata mapping transform tool (18)
  • GUI for creating MARC/RDA records (5)
  • Tools for supporting cataloging by non-specialists *** (30)
  • Automatic metadata extraction (19)
    • incl spec coll acquisitions
  • Tools for navigating hierarchical controlled vocabularies (14)
  • What open source tools need to create/use Linked Data (35)
  • Integrating controlled vocabularies into metadata creation tools (23)
  • Metadata editing/creation for repository submission, that can handle multiple metadata standards (12)

Workflow / Working with Data

  • Preparing data for Linked Data environment ****** (37)
  • Microservices to support cataloging/metadata work * (35)
    • connecting them together
  • Infrastructure to mint URIs, share own Linked Data-style authority data (18)
  • Dealing with complex metadata standards in an environment with few resources (5)
  • (Controlled/metadata) vocabulary management * (20)
  • Metadata repurposing, cross system metadata exchange ** (19)
    • including to/from MARC
  • Envisioning technical production infrastructure for SemWeb/Linked Data (25)

Standards / Formats

  • Metadata for data sets (14)
  • Authority control in non-MARC environments (33.5)

Meta

  • How do we talk to each other? ****** (30)
    • Writing functional requirements
    • Explaining limits of data
    • Communicating metadata needs
  • Maintaining knowledgebases of information that's common among institutions (10)
    • shared authority files etc
  • How to educate oneself to move closer to the middle of the cataloger/coder continuum (30)
    • Place for sharing bits of code/tutorials that can be used by a typical cataloger/metadata specialist ****
  • How to explain to librarians the utility of formal data modeling (33)
  • How to plan/execute events like this in the future (including hands-on) (LATER)
  • Extending good metadata management practices outside of libraries (15)
  • How to make the case for more robust metadata, through examples/the killer app (13)
  • What is the future of cataloging? (3)
  • RDA as rules vs. RDA as elements, RDA usage in general (6)
  • Promoting efficiency in metadata creation (27)