The group met 2-3 times this quarter.
Continued work on the Assessment for Fields in Metadata Standards project. The committee is continuing the information gathering around assessment of fields/elements in metadata standards. The literature review has revealed some adjacent research, but nothing specifically like the proposed “Metadata Assessment Framework”. Next steps include arranging the committee into research groups to begin modeling the framework.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Advocacy and Information Policy, Education and Professional Development
Less attention has been given to our secondary project, a follow-up to the 2017-2018 project to investigate inclusion and diversity in metadata standards. A draft report should be available soon, with intent to publish before the end of the year.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Advocacy and Information Policy
What will your group be working on for the next three months?
Continuing the Metadata Assessment Framework development, with the intent of modeling a draft version by the end of the year. Completing the follow-up report on diversity & inclusion in metadata standards.
Submitted by Michael Bolam on 01/10/2019