Do you have a new digital project to share? Have you developed a unique 
cataloging workflow or method for wrangling metadata? Do you have a new way of 
measuring how metadata facilitates resource discovery? Are your authority 
records the best? Are you doing something interesting with tools like 
OpenRefine, MarcEdit, or the Authority Toolkit? Consider submitting your 
proposal for a 5 minute lightning talk session, followed by discussion at the 
ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Meeting during ALA Midwinter in Atlanta GA on 
Sunday, January 22nd at 8:30 am.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Anna Neatrour 
(<>) or Darnelle Melvin 
(<>), ALCTS MIG Programming 

Please fill out the submission form ( with your proposal 
abstract by Friday, November 18, 2016.

Possible topics could include:

*         Metadata management tools

*         Innovative metadata workflows

*         Case studies of metadata for innovative digital collections

*         Metadata remediation

*         Metadata modeling

*         Metadata best practices

*         Metadata evaluation (from user perspective)

*         User experience and metadata

*         Your own topic, not listed here!


Darnelle O. Melvin
Metadata Transformation Librarian
Visiting Assistant Professor

Program Co-Chair, ALCTS Metadata Interest Group
The Ohio State University Libraries
016B Thompson Library, 1858 Neil Ave Mall, Columbus, OH 43210
614-247-4689 Office<><>

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