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Metadata  directions

Metadata directions

By Lorcan Dempsey

Eurasian Academic Libraries Conference
virtual

In this virtual presentation, Lorcan Dempsey describes two trends in metadata, Entification and Pluralization, as well as OCLC's work these areas. 

Topics: Metadata

Opening slide of Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata presentation

Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata

By Titia van der Werf, Ellen Hartman

Days of Knowledge Organization conference 2021
virtual

Titia van der Werf and Ellen Hartman presented on the findings from the RLP Metadata Managers Focus Group discussions (as published in Karen Smith-Yoshimura's Report) and the OCLC Research round table discussions (held in March 2021) on the Next Generation of Metadata.

Topics: Metadata

Metadata is changing – outcome from an EMEA wide discussion around the next generation of metadata.

Metadata is changing – outcome from an EMEA wide discussion around the next generation of metadata.

By Reinhard Altenhöner, Annette Dortmund, Titia van der Werf

After a series of discussions across EMEA, this winter, on the topic of ‘next generation metadata’ and ‘transforming metadata into linked data to improve digital collection discoverability’, this webinar summed up the main findings and shared experiences, in order for participants to gain confidence in planning ahead.

Topics: Metadata

Adding Cyrillic Script to WorldCat

Adding Cyrillic Script to WorldCat

By Jenny Toves and Cynthia Whitacre

Coalition of Librarians for Equity and Access
virtual

This panel discussion seeks to highlight cooperative initiatives and perspectives from information professionals to amplify equity and inclusion in collection building and management.

Topics: Metadata

Non-Latin Script Access: Past, Now, Future

Non-Latin Script Access: Past, Now, Future

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura

2018 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition
New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)

Smith-Yoshimura details how experimentation with new models of description and access in a linked data environment and OCLC's full implementation of Unicode in WorldCat could lead to dramatic improvements of non-Latin script support in WorldCat in the near future.

Topics: Metadata

Data Science Research and Development at OCLC

Data Science Research and Development at OCLC

By Jean Godby

Metadata Mixers at the Drexel University Metadata Research Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Godby shares what OCLC Research is currently doing in the area of data science research and development.

Topics: Metadata