The Problem with Records

In the past several weeks, I've been fortunate to have attended several one day conferences. In this post, I want to highlight a presentation by Diane Hillman called "Moving to the Open World: It's not as scary as it sounds". This presentation was on how linked open data can work for library data in terms …

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MMA Version of MARC21 Elements and Vocabularies in RDF

Just posted by Diane Hillmann over at Metadata Matters. Metadata Management Associates (MMA) is pleased to announce a new resource for the library community: The MMA version of MARC 21 elements and vocabularies in RDF, hosted by the Open Metadata Registry (OMR). Given the need for libraries to move beyond the MARC standard, and the …

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New Webinar on RDA

ALA TechSource just announced a new webinar on RDA entitled "Using RDA: Moving into the Metadata Future ". There are 3 presentations by Karen Coyle, Chris Oliver and Diane Hillmann.  The registration fee is $135. You can register at ALA TechSource's website. In a earlier post, I mentioned that there is ample material that can …

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NETSL on the Future of Metadata

The 2010 Annual Spring conference sponsored by NETSL (the New England Technical Services Librarians) has come and gone. It was an amazing conference with rich presentations. Thankfully, NETSL posted some of the presenters' presentations at: http://www.nelib.org/netsl/conference/2010/index.htm. The two keynote speakers this year were Barbara Tillett and Jon Orwant. In the morning and afternoon slots, there …

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