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.
Metadata for Scientific Datasets (MeS) workshop will be held during the 2008 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications in Berlin.
December 9, 2003 [original release]
Dr. Jane Greenberg, a SILS assistant professor, has received a $10,000 contract from the Library of Congress to investigate recommended functionalities for automatic metadata generation applications.
The research is part of the Library’s Bibliographic Control Action Plan to lead libraries in the new millennium. The project is a natural extension of Greenberg’s Metadata Generation Research project that is discovering the best ways to catalog the Web’s vast collection of online resources “so people can find the best information in the most expedient manner.”
This fall, Greenberg served as Program Co-chair for the Dublin Core 2003 Conference held in Seattle, and is Co-editor of the Conference proceedings. It was the first time that the full international conference program was held in the United States, bringing together metadata researchers, practitioners, system implementers and administrators. In October, Greenberg gave a presentation on her metadata research to launch the Distinguished Lecturer Series at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies and the University Library, University of British Columbia, Canada.