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Call for participation: CAMP-4-DATA

Dublin Core-Science and Metadata Community and Research Data Alliance are hosting a day-long Metadata Interest Group workshop, CAMP-4-DATA, on Sept. 6, 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal. Submissions for participation are currently open in the areas of short papers, abstracts, and position statements. The intent of this workshop is to discuss and forward challenges and opportunities relating to metadata standards for the management of scientific data, and how policies, applications, and infrastructure can foster creation of and access to sustainable, open, and collective standards.

Submissions will remain open through June 28, 2013. For more information on how to apply and the topics to be discussed, please see the CAMP-4-DATA Workshop Call for Participation.

Survey for controlled vocabulary users

We’re conducting a brief survey on the uses and challenges of controlled vocabularies. If you are a curator, administrator, or developer for a for a repository, or a researcher who has contributed data to a repository, please lend us 10-15 minutes of your time to help us learn about how you use controlled vocabularies, and how their utility can be improved. The survey can be found here.