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    Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata

    29 September 2020

    Karen Smith-Yoshimura

    This report synthesizes six years (2015-2020) of OCLC Research Library Partners Metadata Managers Focus Group discussions to trace how metadata services is transitioning into the “next generation of metadata” and its impact on future metadata services and staffing requirements.

    Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata - Annotated Bibliography

    29 September 2020

    Karen Smith-Yoshimura

    An annotated bibliography that provides details on blog posts from Hanging Together: The OCLC Research Blog referenced in the Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata report.

    Descriptive Metadata for Web Archiving: Literature Review of User Needs

    7 February 2018

    Jessica Ventlet, Karen Stoll Farrell, Tammy Kim, Allison Jai O’Dell, Jackie Dooley

    The OCLC Research Library Partnership Web Archiving Metadata Working Group (WAM) has created recommendations for descriptive metadata best practices for archived web content to meet end-user needs, enhance discovery, and improve metadata consistency. This literature review considers both end user and metadata practitioner needs for web archives.

    Descriptive Metadata for Web Archiving: Recommendations of the OCLC Research Library Partnership Web Archiving Metadata Working Group

    7 February 2018

    Jackie Dooley, Kate Bowers

    The OCLC Research Library Partnership Web Archiving Metadata Working Group (WAM) developed recommended practices for creating consistent metadata that addresses the unique characteristics of websites and collections for web archiving. These practices can be used by anyone who needs to describe web content.

    Descriptive Metadata for Web Archiving: Review of Harvesting Tools

    7 February 2018

    Jackie Dooley, Mary Samouelian

    In this report, the OCLC Research Library Partnership Web Archiving Metadata Working Group (WAM) reviews 11 web harvesting tools to determine their descriptive metadata functionalities.