Lina Bountouri | 15 May 19:08 2016
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SPECIAL TRACK on METADATA & SEMANTICS for CULTURAL COLLECTIONS & APPLICATIONS (Deadline Extension and Venue Relocation!)

2nd Call for Papers, apologies for cross-posting
Deadline Extension and Venue Relocation!
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SPECIAL TRACK on METADATA & SEMANTICS for CULTURAL COLLECTIONS & APPLICATIONS

Part of the 10th International Conference on Metadata and Semantic Research (MTSR 2016),
22 - 25 November 2016, Gottingen, Germany

New Submission deadline: June 24th, 2016
Proceedings will be published in Springer CCIS series

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            EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS – VENUE RELOCATION

           Paper Submission Deadline Extended to: 24th June 2016

MTSR 2016 will be relocated to the UniversitatsBibliothek of Gottingen, Germany
                http://www.ionio.gr/labs/dbis/mtsr2016/ 
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Due to new rules and regulations in FAO of the UN for hosting conferences like MTSR,
the 10th International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR'16) will be
relocated to the UniversitatsBibliothek of Gottingen (Germany).


The dates of the event are the same, November 22-25, 2016.

We apologize for any inconvenience generated by the relocation. Furthermore, taking
into account potential new interested submitters, MTSR 2016 extends the call for papers
to 24th of June.
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AIM AND SCOPE
Cultural Heritage collections are essential knowledge infrastructures that provide a solid
representation of the historical background of human communities. These knowledge infrastructures
are constructed from and integrate cultural information derived from diverse memory institutions,
mainly museums, archives and libraries. Each individual community has spent a lot of effort in
order to develop, support and promote its own metadata as tools for the description and
dissemination of cultural information, mainly related to its particular resources and use.
The exposure of cultural information into the Semantic Web makes clear that metadata have to be
accurate and deeply interpretable on the semantic level. Ontologies could facilitate these procedures
since they constitute conceptualizations - according to the specific point of view of a memory
institution or its particular community - providing at the same time the context for interpreting
the respecting metadata to their domain of discourse. At the same time, there are also inter-domain
efforts targeted to semantically align data (research data, educational data, public sector information
etc.) to cultural information. New challenges are also emerged from the need to incorporate cultural
information into the new publication paradigms, where a variety of resources (data, metadata,
processes, results, etc) are linked and integrated, providing better shareability and reusability.
The management of the cultural information provides challenges associated with (i) metadata modeling,
specification, standardization, extraction, evaluation, mapping, integration and effective use,
(ii) knowledge representation as conceptualization to provide the context for unambiguously interpreting
metadata, and (iii) information integration from different contexts for the provision of integrated
access and advanced services to the users.
The aim of this Special Track is to maintain a dialogue where researchers and practitioners working on
all the aspects of the cultural information will come together and exchange ideas about open issues at
all stages of the metadata life cycle. The track also welcomes works related to metadata semantics and
applications for new approaches to cultural information publication and sharing, as well as to interlinking
to other dataset published in the Semantic Web universe.

TOPICS
The papers in this special track should be original and of high quality, addressing issues in areas such as:
•    Cultural heritage metadata models, standards, interoperability, mappings and integration
•    Automated metadata extraction
•    Ontologies and knowledge representation for the cultural heritage domain
•    Extracting semantics, entities, and patterns from Cultural Heritage collections
•    Collection models and item - collection relationships representation
•    Collection - level metadata modeling and management
•    Linked open data approaches for the cultural heritage domain
•    Composite content-discovery and management of components and interrelationships
•    Publication, linking and citation of Cultural Heritage information and resources
•    Large volume content management - high resolution image data sets
•    3D models-indexing, storage and retrieval approaches
•    Federation of repositories/data infrastructures
•    Integration of intra or inter disciplinary heterogeneous resources
•    Infrastructures for sharing content
•    Digital Curation workflows and models
•    Preservation metadata for cultural heritage digital objects
•    Metadata quality metrics
•    Case studies

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Authors can submit either full papers (12 pages) or short papers (6 pages). Submitted papers have to
follow the LNCS proceedings formatting style and guidelines.
The submitted papers will undergo the same peer review as the submissions for MTSR 2016 and accepted
contributions will be published in the MTSR 2016 proceedings (Springer CCIS series). Authors of accepted
papers will be asked to register to the Conference and present their work.
Authors of the best papers will be invited to submit extended and revised versions of their papers for
possible publication in selected international journals, including the International Journal of Metadata,
Semantics and Ontologies (Inderscience), and Program: Electronic library and information systems (Emerald)
(list incomplete).
More information on submission can be found at the MTSR 2016 call for papers web page.

IMPORTANT DATES
June 24th, 2016: Submission deadline
July 20th, 2016: Notification of Acceptance/rejection
August 7th, 2016: Camera-ready papers due
November 22nd-25th, 2016: Conference at UniversitatsBibliothek of Gottingen, Germany

SPECIAL TRACK CHAIRS
•    Michalis Sfakakis, Dept. Archives, Library Science and Museology, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece (sfakakis-h9cHiCsOi1k@public.gmane.org)
•    Lina Bountouri, Dept. Archives, Library Science and Museology, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece and EU Publications Office, Luxembourg (boudouri-h9cHiCsOi1k@public.gmane.org)

Melanie Wacker | 2 May 19:57 2016

Alternate Names in MODS

Dear MODS implementers,

A few weeks ago, the question of accommodating alternate names in MODS was brought up on this list: http://listserv.loc.gov/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1602&L=mods&D=0&T=0&P=176

The MODS Editorial Committee discussed the issue during our last call and we agreed that the approach of using the <at> altRepGroup attribute suggested earlier  (http://listserv.loc.gov/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1602&L=mods&T=0&P=544) would be the best solution, though it would require some minor changes to MODS in order to better accommodate this use case.

We propose to change the definition of the <at> altRepGroup attribute to read:


This attribute is used to link alternate representations of the same element content, such as different scripts, transliterations, and translations or differing forms of name such as secular/religious or real/nickname.”

In addition, we propose adding an attribute <at> altType that can be used in conjunction with <at> altRepGroup.  The <at> altType attribute could be used to (1) express the fact that it is an alternate name and not just an alternate form of the name and (2) specify the type of alternate name.

So an example would look like this:

<name type=”personal” altRepGroup=”1”>
<namePart>Claudia Alta Johnson</namePart>
</name>
<name type=”personal” altRepGroup=”1” altType="nickname”>
<namePart>Lady Bird Johnson</namePart>
</name>


The following guidelines should be applied:

-          Either all of the members of the group are alternative forms of the same name, or all are alternative names for the entity.

-          If they are all alternative forms of the same name, then all must omit the altType attribute.

-          If they are all alternative names, then at least one MUST (and any number of them may) include the altType attribute.

-          In the latter case, if you don’t want to assign a specific type to any of them, then pick one (at random) and say <at> altType=”altName”.

 

These rules may seem complicated, but they would only affect MODS implementations that take advantage of this new capability and could be ignored by all others.

We are looking forward to any suggestions or feedback.


Regards,
Melanie Wacker
on behalf of the MODS EC
Melanie Wacker | 27 Apr 15:21 2016

Job Posting: NextGen Metadata Professional: Continuing Resources (Washington, D.C.)


This message is being forwarded on behalf of Jackie Shieh, George Washington University
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NextGen Metadata Professional: Continuing Resources (​the ​George Washington University, Washington, ​D.C)​


Under the direction of the Resource Description Coordinator, the incumbent is a member of the Resource Description Group (RDG) and the greater metadata management group within the George Washington University Libraries. The RDG is responsible for describing and providing access to library collections including serial and monographic content in all formats.  The RDG plays an instrumental role in helping the Libraries achieve the objectives laid out in its strategic plan, has been involved in and collaborated on the next generation metadata development through BIBFRAME, PCC, and with colleagues worldwide.  The NextGen Metadata Professional has the primary responsibility for creating metadata for continuing resources; performing complex metadata revision; and is expected to write scripts (e.g. Python, Perl) for repurposing existing metadata, and identity management work for library’s collections.  The NextGen Metadata Professional is expected to collaborate with colleagues from functional areas across GW Libraries and beyond in service of the GW Community and the profession. Review of applications will begin April 24, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

For full job description and application process

, please visit the GW Job site: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/3323

 





Melanie Wacker | 19 Apr 22:38 2016

MARC>MODS 3.5 and 3.6 XSLTs (1.0 and 2.0)

Hello,
MARC>MODS 3.5 and 3.6 XSLTs (1.0 and 2.0)  are now available on LC's 
GitHub account here:

https://github.com/LibraryOfCongress/MarcMods3.5xsl
https://github.com/LibraryOfCongress/MarcMods3.6xsl

Regards,
Melanie Wacker
on behalf of the MODS/MADC EC

Lina Bountouri | 14 Apr 08:53 2016
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Special Track on Metadata & Semantics for Cultural Collections & Applications (1st Call for Papers)

1st Call for Papers, apologies for cross-posting

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Special Track on Metadata & Semantics for Cultural Collections & Applications

 

Part of the 10th International Conference on Metadata and Semantic Research (MTSR 2016), 22 - 25 November 2016, Rome, Italy

Submission deadline: May 15th, 2016

Proceedings will be published in Springer CCIS series

 

AIM AND SCOPE

Cultural Heritage collections are essential knowledge infrastructures that provide a solid representation of the historical background of human communities. These knowledge infrastructures are constructed from and integrate cultural information derived from diverse memory institutions, mainly museums, archives and libraries. Each individual community has spent a lot of effort in order to develop, support and promote its own metadata as tools for the description and dissemination of cultural information, mainly related to its particular resources and use.

The exposure of cultural information into the Semantic Web makes clear that metadata have to be accurate and deeply interpretable on the semantic level. Ontologies could facilitate these procedures since they constitute conceptualizations - according to the specific point of view of a memory institution or its particular community - providing at the same time the context for interpreting the respecting metadata to their domain of discourse. At the same time, there are also inter-domain efforts targeted to semantically align data (research data, educational data, public sector information etc.) to cultural information. New challenges are also emerged from the need to incorporate cultural information into the new publication paradigms, where a variety of resources (data, metadata, processes, results, etc) are linked and integrated, providing better shareability and reusability. The management of the cultural information provides challenges associated with (i) metadata modeling, specification, standardization, extraction, evaluation, mapping, integration and effective use, (ii) knowledge representation as conceptualization to provide the context for unambiguously interpreting metadata, and (iii) information integration from different contexts for the provision of integrated access and advanced services to the users.

The aim of this Special Track is to maintain a dialogue where researchers and practitioners working on all the aspects of the cultural information will come together and exchange ideas about open issues at all stages of the metadata life cycle. The track also welcomes works related to metadata semantics and applications for new approaches to cultural information publication and sharing, as well as to interlinking to other dataset published in the Semantic Web universe.

 

TOPICS

The papers in this special track should be original and of high quality, addressing issues in areas such as:

  • Cultural heritage metadata models, standards, interoperability, mappings and integration
  • Automated metadata extraction
  • Ontologies and knowledge representation for the cultural heritage domain
  • Extracting semantics, entities, and patterns from Cultural Heritage collections
  • Collection models and item - collection relationships representation
  • Collection - level metadata modeling and management
  • Linked open data approaches for the cultural heritage domain
  • Composite content-discovery and management of components and interrelationships
  • Publication, linking and citation of Cultural Heritage information and resources
  • Large volume content management - high resolution image data sets
  • 3D models-indexing, storage and retrieval approaches
  • Federation of repositories/data infrastructures
  • Integration of intra or inter disciplinary heterogeneous resources
  • Infrastructures for sharing content
  • Digital Curation workflows and models
  • Preservation metadata for cultural heritage digital objects
  • Metadata quality metrics
  • Case studies

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Authors can submit either full papers (12 pages) or short papers (6 pages). Submitted papers have to follow the LNCS proceedings formatting style and guidelines.

The submitted papers will undergo the same peer review as the submissions for MTSR 2016 and accepted contributions will be published in the MTSR 2016 proceedings (Springer CCIS series). Authors of accepted papers will be asked to register to the Conference and present their work.

Authors of the best papers will be invited to submit extended and revised versions of their papers for possible publication in selected international journals, including the International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (Inderscience), and Program: Electronic library and information systems (Emerald) (list incomplete).

More information on submission can be found at the MTSR 2016 call for papers web page.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

May 15th, 2016: Submission deadline

June 30th, 2016: Notification of Acceptance/rejection

July 10th, 2016: Camera-ready papers due

November 22nd-25th, 2016: Conference at FAO of the UN, Rome Italy

 

SPECIAL TRACK CHAIRS


 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (TBA)

 

 

 

 
Chrissy Rissmeyer | 23 Mar 16:51 2016
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Job Posting: Special Research Collections Cataloger / Metadata Librarian, UC Santa Barbara

*** Apologies for cross posting ***

Special Research Collections Cataloger / Metadata Librarian

The University of California, Santa Barbara is one of ten campuses that comprise the University of California system and is a member of the exclusive Association of American Universities (AAU).  In addition, the University Library at UC Santa Barbara is a member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries (ARL).

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services (CMS), the Special Research Collections Cataloger / Metadata Librarian provides cataloging and metadata services for the Library’s Special Research Collections in all formats, including but not limited to born-digital contents, A/V materials and its performing arts collection. The incumbent is responsible for creating, reviewing, and editing metadata for collections, working with colleagues to support the discovery of and access to the Library’s digital content through metadata creation, analysis, enrichment, and maintenance according to local and national cataloging and metadata standards. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for original cataloging and classification of the artists’ books in the Library and training of the related individuals. Revises the work of the individuals responsible for the copy cataloging of the Special Research Collections as required. Actively participates in creating or modifying NACO authority records for personal and corporate names and series, and SACO authority records as appropriate. The incumbent is responsible for creating, and reviewing metadata for Library-led digitization and data curation efforts in the area of Special Research Collections. Participates in the development, evaluation, and implementation of metadata policies, standards, goals, procedures, and workflows in cooperation with necessary stakeholders. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS

Required:
ALA accredited MLS. Demonstrated knowledge and minimum two years professional-level experience in original cataloging of born-digital materials, special collection and media materials.
Knowledge of AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LC Classification, DACS, DCRM(B) and MARC 21. 
Familiarity with two or more non-MARC metadata standards and schemas, such as Dublin Core, EAD, VRACore, MODS, METS, TEI, and PBCore.
Knowledge of trends in information access pertaining to libraries, and cataloging librarianship. 
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, prioritizing work to ensure that departmental and library goals are realized.
Excellent organizational skills, proven problem solving ability, and flexibility.
Demonstrated initiative in fostering new ideas and in implementing change.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 

Preferred:
Experience in the performing arts or working with performing arts collections.
Prior experience of original cataloging of artists’ books.
Knowledge of one or more European languages.
Experience with Archivists’ Toolkit or ArchivesSpaces and NACO, BIBCO or other PCC programs.
Prior supervisory experience.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Librarians at the University of California, Santa Barbara are professional academic appointees who accrue vacation at the rate of two days per month and sick leave at the rate of one day per month.  The University has an excellent retirement system which is coordinated with Social Security.  A selection of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans are offered by the University.

The incumbent will be a member of the LX Collective Bargaining Unit represented by the American Federation of Teachers.

TO APPLY:

This position will remain open until filled; the next application review date is April 15, 2016.
Applications will be accepted online through UC Recruit:  https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00688.
Help for UC Recruit is available at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/help/applicants.
For additional assistance, contact Ryan George with Library Human Resources at (805) 893-3841 or ryan.george <at> ucsb.edu.
Appointment and/or continued employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.

The Library is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

-- 
Chrissy Rissmeyer
Metadata Librarian
UC Santa Barbara Library
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010
crissmeyer-kGDSB/vTt4g@public.gmane.org
805-893-4149

Michele R Combs | 19 Feb 21:48 2016
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alternate names?

Does MODS have a method of encoding alternate names for a person or corp?  For example, "Claudia Alta Johnson" and "Lady Bird Johnson" or "IBM" and "International Business Machines"

 

I was thinking I could I encode them as <namePart type="alternative"> but the MODS description of namePart only lists four values for <at> type and none of them are "alternative".  Is that list of four set in stone, or are those just examples, and I'm free to use other values if I want/need to?

 

<name type=”corporate”>

   <namePart>IBM</namePart>

   <namePart type=”alternative”>International Business Machines”</namePart>

</name>

 

Or should it just go in as part of <description>?

 

Thanks --

 

Michele

 

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Michele Combs | Lead Archivist

Special Collections Research Center

Syracuse University Libraries

222 Waverly Ave

Syracuse, New York 13244

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SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

syr.edu

 

 

Soe Nyun, James | 3 Feb 02:36 2016

Re: MADS XML: Suggested New Elements (Updated)

Hello everyone,

This proposed update to MADS recently reached us over at the Music Library Association’s Encoding Standards Subcommittee of the Cataloging and Metadata Committee. I realize we’re really late to the game, and our comments might be late enough to better consider for a subsequent update. We fully support and applaud adding the suggested RDA elements to the MADS model, but we realized that there are a number of fields devised to record RDA elements for musical works that are not a part of this proposal that we would be interested in seeing incorporated into the vocabulary.

 

These are our main fields of interest for which we’d like to see MADS elements developed. The list of subfields is a starting point and could be added to or subtracted from after further discussion. We think all could be accommodated as subelements under the proposed workInfo element.

 

383—Numeric Designation of a Musical work

$a           Serial number

$b           Opus number

$c           Thematic index number

$e           Publisher associated with opus number

 

384—Key

$a           Key (if possible further broken down by “original key” or “transposed key,” based on indicator values)

 

382—Medium of Performance

This field is one of the most critical for music. However, it is undergoing active change in the MARC arena and it perhaps would be best revisited in six months to a year. To implement fully, fairly intricate structures within a larger medium of performance container would need to be developed.

 

Not exclusively used by music, but important for us are these two:

380 a     Form of work

 

381—Other Distinguishing Characteristics of Work or Expression

$a           Other distinguishing characteristic

 

Best,

Jim Soe Nyun, Chair, Encoding Standards Subcommittee of the Music Library Association’s Cataloging and Metadata Committee.

jsoenyun-XkckGZ689+c@public.gmane.org

 

 

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From: Melanie Wacker <mw2064-WLbs8XpHrcb2fBVCVOL8/A@public.gmane.org>
Date: Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 5:29 PM
Subject: [MODS] MADS XML: Suggested New Elements (Updated)
To: MODS <at> listserv.loc.gov

Dear MODS and MADS implementers,
based on community feedback, the MODS/MADS Editorial Committee has made some adjustments to the list of proposed new MADS XML elements that we first first posted to this list last October.
The elements are based on the new MARC Authorities elements that have been added in the last few years in support of RDA.
Please see the updated list below. We  are looking forward to any suggestions or feedback. Please post to this list by February 3rd.

Best regards,
Melanie Wacker
on behalf of the MODS/MADS EC

Proposed New MADS elements

Top-level element

Sub-elements

Attributes (all optional)

personInfo

 

birthDate              

encoding, qualifier

deathDate

encoding, qualifier

birthPlace                      

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

deathPlace

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

gender

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

nationality

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

organizationInfo

type

 

startDate 

encoding, qualifier

endDate 

encoding, qualifier

familyInfo                                                                                          type

 

startDate

encoding, qualifier

endDate

encoding, qualifier

hereditaryTitle

 

prominentMember

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

fieldOfEndeavor

 

activity

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink, displayLabel, type

occupation

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

startDate

encoding, qualifier

endDate

encoding, qualifier

Locale

 

place

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink, type

startDate

encoding, qualifier

endDate

encoding, qualifier

workInfo

 

creationStartDate

encoding, qualifier

creationEndDate

encoding, qualifier

originPlace

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

distinguishingCharacteristic

 

name (existing)

 

namePart (existing)

type (existing) add ”fullerForm”

·         <at> xlink (with either a term for element content or empty content) points to an XML record (person, occupation, geographic, etc.).

·         <at> authority or <at> authorityURI  (with a vocabulary term for element content) indicates the name or links to the list on which that term resides.

·         <at> valueURI (with either a vocabulary term or empty element content) points to the vocabulary term.

Consider also additional attributes both for top level and sub elements:   displayLabel, usage, lang, xml:lang, script, transliteration, encoding, point, qualifier, keydate, ID. 

 

Summary table of MARC Authority elements

 

Element

Used for

marc

MADS XML

 

 

 

 

Birth Date              

 P

046 f

personInfo/birthDate 

Death Date

 P

046 g

personInfo/deathDate

Birth Place                      

 p

370 a

personInfo/birthPlace 

Death Place

 P

370 b

personInfo/deathPlace

Gender

 P

375 a

personInfo/gender

Occupation

 p

374 a

fieldOfEndeavor/occupation

Term of address

 P

368 d

Name/namePart <at> type=”terms ofAddress”

Fuller Name

 P

378 q

Name/namePart <at> type=”fullerForm”

 

 

 

 

Establish Date 

 C

046 q

organizationInfo/startDate

Terminate Date 

 C

046 r

organizationInfo/endDate

Organization Type

 C

368 a, b

organizationInfo <at> type

 

 

 

 

Family Type

 F

376 a

familyInfo <at> type

Prominent Family Member

 F

376 b

familyInfo/prominentMember

Hereditary Title

 F

376 c

familyInfo/ hereditaryTitle

 

 

Affiliation:

affiliation

           Address

 P C

371 a+b+c+d+e

affiliation/address

            Email

 P C

371 m

affiliation/address/email

            Organization

 P C

373 a

affiliation/organization

            Affiliation Start

 P C

373 s

affiliation/dateValid <at> point=”start”

            Affiliation End

 P C

373 t

affiliation/dateValid <at> point=”end”

Field Of Activity   

 P C

372 a

fieldOfEndeavor/activity
Existing field of activity will be depreciated

Activity Start Date

 P C

372 s

fieldOfEndeavor/startDate

Activity End Date

 P C

372 t

fieldOfEndeavor/endDate

 

 

 

 

Associated place

 P C F

370 c, e, or f

locale/place

Start period

 P C F

370 s

locale/startDate

End period

 P C F

370 t

locale/endDate

 

 

 

 

Associated Language

 P C F W

377

language/languageTerm

 

 

 

 

Creation Date Start 

 W

046 k

workInfo/creationStartDate

Creation Date End 

 W

046 l

workInfo/creationEndDate

Work Origin 

 W

370 g

workInfo/originPlace

Other Characteristic

 W

381 a

workInfo/ distinguishingCharacteristic

 

Subirats, Imma (OPCC | 22 Jan 10:28 2016

DEADLINE fast approaching: OR2016 Proposals due Feb 1

From the Open Repositories Conference 2016 organizers

January 20, 2016

Read it online: http://or2016.net/call-for-papers/

Call for Proposals for Open Repositories 2016: Illuminating the World

The Eleventh International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2016, will be held on June 13th-16th, 2016in Dublin, Ireland. The organizers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program.

As previous Open Repositories have demonstrated, the use of digital repositories to manage research, scholarly and cultural information is well established and increasingly mature. Entering our second decade, we have an opportunity to reflect on where we’ve been and, more importantly, where we’re heading. New development continues apace, and we’ve reached the time when many organizations are exploring expansive connections with larger processes both inside and outside traditional boundaries. Open Repositories 2016 will explore how our rich collections and infrastructure are now an inherent part of contemporary scholarship and research and how they have expanded to touch many aspects of our academic and cultural enterprises.

The theme of OR2016 is “Illuminating the World.” OR2016 will provide an opportunity to explore the ways in which repositories and related infrastructure and processes:

*             bring different disciplines, collections, and people to light;
*             expose research, scholarship, and collections from developing countries;
*             increase openness of collections, software, data and workflows;
*             highlight data patterns and user pathways through collections; and
*             how we can organize to better support these - and other - infrastructures.

We welcome proposals on these ideas, but also on the theoretical, practical, technical, organizational or administrative topics related to digital repositories.  Submissions that demonstrate original and repository-related work outside of these themes will be considered, but preference will be given to submissions which address them. We are particularly interested in the following themes.

1.  Supporting Open Scholarship, Open Data, and Open Science

Papers are invited to consider how repositories can best support the needs of open science and open scholarship to make research as accessible and useful as possible, including:

*             Open access, open data and open educational resources
*             Scholarly workflows, publishing and communicating scientific knowledge
*             Exposure of research and scholarship from developing countries and under-resourced communities and disciplines
*             Compliance with funder mandates

2. Repositories and Cultural Heritage

Papers are invited to consider how repositories and their associated infrastructures best support the needs of cultural heritage collections, organizations, and researchers. Areas of interest include:

*             Impact of aggregation on repository infrastructure and management
*             Exposure of collections and cultural heritage from developing countries and under-resourced communities and disciplines
*             Special considerations in access and use of cultural heritage collections
*             Reuse and analysis of content.

3. Repositories of high volume and/or complex data and collections

Papers are invited to consider how we can use tools and processes to highlight data patterns and user pathways through large corporas including:

*             Data and text mining
*             Entity recognition
*             Linked data
*             Standardized interfaces
*             Interaction with large-scale computation and simulation processes
*             Issues of scale and size beyond traditional repository contexts

4. Managing Research Data, Software, and Workflows

Papers are invited to consider how repositories can support the needs of research data and related software and workflows. Areas of interest are:

*             Curation lifecycle management, including storage, software and workflows
*             Digital preservation tools and services
*             Reuse and analysis of scientific content
*             Scholarly workflows, publishing and communicating scientific knowledge 

5. Integrating with the Wider Web and External Systems

Papers are invited to explore, evaluate, or demonstrate integration with external systems, including: 

*             CRIS and research management systems
*             Notification and compliance tracking systems
*             Identifier services
*             Preservation services and repositories
*             Publisher systems
*             Collection management systems and workflows

6. Exploring Metrics, Assessment, and Impact

Papers are invited to present experiences on metrics and assessment services for a range of content, including:

*             Bibliometrics
*             Downloads (e.g. COUNTER compliance)
*             Altmetrics and other alternative methods of tracking and presenting impact 

7. Managing Rights

Papers are invited to examine the role of rights management in the context of open repositories, including:

*             Research and scholarly communication outputs
*             Licenses (e.g. Creative Commons, Open Data Commons)
*             Embargoes
*             Requirements of funder mandates 

8. Developing and Training Staff 

Papers are invited to consider the evolving role of staff who support and manage repositories across libraries, cultural heritage organizations, research offices and computer centres, especially: 

*             New roles and responsibilities
*             Training needs and opportunities
*             Career path and recruitment
*             Community support 

KEY DATES 

*             01 February 2016: Deadline for submissions and Scholarship Programme applications
*             01 February 2016: Registration opens
*             28 March 2016: Submitters notified of acceptance to general conference
*             11 April 2016: Submitters notified of acceptance to Interest Groups
*             13-16 June 2016: OR2016 conference 

SUBMISSION PROCESS 

Conference Papers and Panels
We expect that proposals for papers or panels will be two to four-pages (see below for optional Proposal Templates). Abstracts of accepted papers and panels will be made available through the conference's web site, and later they and associated materials will be made available in an open repository. In general, sessions will have three papers; panels may take an entire session or may be combined with a paper. Relevant papers unsuccessful in the main track will be considered for inclusion, as appropriate, as an Interest Group presentation, poster or 24/7. 

Interest Group Presentations
The opportunity to engage with and learn more about the work of relevant communities of interest is a key element of Open Repositories. One to two page proposals are invited for presentations or panels that focus on the work of such communities, traditionally DSpace, EPrints, Fedora, and Invenio, describing novel experiences or developments in the construction and use of repositories involving issues specific to these technical platforms. Further information about applications for additional Interest Groups and guidance on submissions will be forthcoming. 

24x7 Presentations
24x7 presentations are 7 minute presentations comprising no more than 24 slides. Proposals for 24x7 presentations should be one to two-pages. Similar to Pecha Kuchas or Lightning Talks, these 24x7 presentations will be grouped into blocks based on conference themes, with each block followed by a moderated discussion / question and answer session involving the audience and whole block of presenters. This format will provide conference goers with a fast-paced survey of like work across many institutions, and presenters the chance to disseminate their work in more depth and context than a traditional poster.

"Repository RANTS" 24x7 Block
One block of 24x7's will revolve around "repository rants": brief exposés that challenge the conventional wisdom or practice, and highlight what the repository community is doing that is misguided, or perhaps just missing altogether. The top proposals will be incorporated into a track meant to provoke unconventional approaches to repository services. 

"Repository RAVES" 24x7 Block
One block of 24x7's at OR2016 will revolve around "repository raves": brief exposés that celebrate particular practice and processes, and highlight what the repository community is doing that is right. The top proposals will be incorporated into a track meant to celebrate successful approaches to repository services. 

Posters
We invite one-page proposals for posters that showcase current work. Attendees will view and discuss your work during the poster reception. 

2016 Developer Track: Top Tips, Cunning Code and Illuminating Insights
Each year a significant proportion of the delegates at Open Repositories are software developers who work on repository software or related services. OR2016 will feature a Developer Track and Ideas Challenge that will provide a focus for showcasing work and exchanging ideas. 

Building on the success of last year's Developer Track, where we encouraged live hacking and audience participation, we invite members of the technical community to share the features, systems, tools and best practices that are important to you.  Presentations can be as informal as you like, but once again we encourage live demonstrations, tours of code repositories, examples of cool features and the unique viewpoints that so many members of our community possess.  Submissions should take the form of a title and a brief outline of what will be shared with the community. 

Further details and guidance on the Ideas Challenge will be forthcoming. 

Developers are also encouraged to contribute to the other tracks as papers, posters, 24x7 presentations, repository raves and rants 24x7 blocks.

Workshops and Tutorials
One to two-page proposals for workshops and tutorials addressing theoretical or practical issues around digital repositories are welcomed. Please address the following in your proposal:

*             The subject of the event and what knowledge you intend to convey
*             Length of session (e.g., 1-hour, 2-hour, half a day or a whole day)
*             A brief statement on the learning outcomes from the session
*             How many attendees you plan to accommodate
*             Technology and facility requirements
*             Any other supplies or support required
*             Anything else you believe is pertinent to carrying out the session 

Proposal Templates

The OR2016 proposal templates are a guideline to help you prepare an effective submission. They will be provided in both the Word document and plain-text Markdown formats and provide details around the requirements for conference papers and panels and 24/7's and posters. These will be available from the conference website shortly.

Submission system

The conference system will be open for submissions by 15 December 2015. PDF format is preferred.

CODE OF CONDUCT 

We will be publishing guidelines for conduct at OR2016. As a reference, the OR2015 Code of Conduct is available at http://www.or2015.net/code-of-conduct/ and the 2015 Anti-Harrassment Policy is at http://www.or2015.net/anti-harassment-policy/.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 

OR2016 will again run a Scholarship Programme which will enable us to provide support for a small number of full registered places (including the poster reception and banquet) for the conference in Dublin. The programme is open to librarians, repository managers, developers and researchers in digital libraries and related fields. Applicants submitting a paper for the conference will be given priority consideration for funding. Please note that the programme does not cover costs such as accommodation, travel and subsistence. It is anticipated that the applicant’s home institution will provide financial support to supplement the OR Scholarship Award. Full details and an application form will shortly be available on the conference website.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Co-Chairs

*             David Minor, University of California, San Diego
*             Matthias Razum, FIZ Karlsruhe
*             Sarah Shreeves, University of Miami 

contact: or16-program-chairs-/JYPxA39Uh5TLH3MbocFFw@public.gmane.org 

Local Hosts

*             Trinity College Dublin <https://www.tcd.ie/>
contact: OR2016 <at> conferencepartners.ie 

Conference Website and Social Media 

*             website: http://or2016.net/
*             twitter: <at> OR2016Dub and #or2016Dub
*             Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ORConference/
 

Best regards,

 

Imma Subirats Coll

Information Management Officer

Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development Division (OPC)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Viale delle terme di Caracalla

00153 Rome, Italy

Tel: +39 06 570 54301

Skype: immasubirats

 

 

Melanie Wacker | 20 Jan 23:29 2016

MADS XML: Suggested New Elements (Updated)

Dear MODS and MADS implementers,
based on community feedback, the MODS/MADS Editorial Committee has made some adjustments to the list of proposed new MADS XML elements that we first first posted to this list last October.
The elements are based on the new MARC Authorities elements that have been added in the last few years in support of RDA.
Please see the updated list below. We  are looking forward to any suggestions or feedback. Please post to this list by February 3rd.

Best regards,
Melanie Wacker
on behalf of the MODS/MADS EC

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Top-level element

Sub-elements

Attributes (all optional)

personInfo

 

birthDate              

encoding, qualifier

deathDate

encoding, qualifier

birthPlace                      

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

deathPlace

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

gender

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

nationality

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

organizationInfo

type

 

startDate 

encoding, qualifier

endDate 

encoding, qualifier

familyInfo                                                                                          type

 

startDate

encoding, qualifier

endDate

encoding, qualifier

hereditaryTitle

 

prominentMember

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

fieldOfEndeavor

 

activity

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink, displayLabel, type

occupation

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

startDate

encoding, qualifier

endDate

encoding, qualifier

Locale

 

place

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink, type

startDate

encoding, qualifier

endDate

encoding, qualifier

workInfo

 

creationStartDate

encoding, qualifier

creationEndDate

encoding, qualifier

originPlace

authority, authorityURI, valueURI, xlink

distinguishingCharacteristic

 

name (existing)

 

namePart (existing)

type (existing) add ”fullerForm”

·         <at> xlink (with either a term for element content or empty content) points to an XML record (person, occupation, geographic, etc.).

·         <at> authority or <at> authorityURI  (with a vocabulary term for element content) indicates the name or links to the list on which that term resides.

·         <at> valueURI (with either a vocabulary term or empty element content) points to the vocabulary term.

Consider also additional attributes both for top level and sub elements:   displayLabel, usage, lang, xml:lang, script, transliteration, encoding, point, qualifier, keydate, ID. 

 

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Element

Used for

marc

MADS XML

 

 

 

 

Birth Date              

 P

046 f

personInfo/birthDate 

Death Date

 P

046 g

personInfo/deathDate

Birth Place                      

 p

370 a

personInfo/birthPlace 

Death Place

 P

370 b

personInfo/deathPlace

Gender

 P

375 a

personInfo/gender

Occupation

 p

374 a

fieldOfEndeavor/occupation

Term of address

 P

368 d

Name/namePart <at> type=”terms ofAddress”

Fuller Name

 P

378 q

Name/namePart <at> type=”fullerForm”

 

 

 

 

Establish Date 

 C

046 q

organizationInfo/startDate

Terminate Date 

 C

046 r

organizationInfo/endDate

Organization Type

 C

368 a, b

organizationInfo <at> type

 

 

 

 

Family Type

 F

376 a

familyInfo <at> type

Prominent Family Member

 F

376 b

familyInfo/prominentMember

Hereditary Title

 F

376 c

familyInfo/ hereditaryTitle

 

 

Affiliation:

affiliation

           Address

 P C

371 a+b+c+d+e

affiliation/address

            Email

 P C

371 m

affiliation/address/email

            Organization

 P C

373 a

affiliation/organization

            Affiliation Start

 P C

373 s

affiliation/dateValid <at> point=”start”

            Affiliation End

 P C

373 t

affiliation/dateValid <at> point=”end”

Field Of Activity   

 P C

372 a

fieldOfEndeavor/activity
Existing field of activity will be depreciated

Activity Start Date

 P C

372 s

fieldOfEndeavor/startDate

Activity End Date

 P C

372 t

fieldOfEndeavor/endDate

 

 

 

 

Associated place

 P C F

370 c, e, or f

locale/place

Start period

 P C F

370 s

locale/startDate

End period

 P C F

370 t

locale/endDate

 

 

 

 

Associated Language

 P C F W

377

language/languageTerm

 

 

 

 

Creation Date Start 

 W

046 k

workInfo/creationStartDate

Creation Date End 

 W

046 l

workInfo/creationEndDate

Work Origin 

 W

370 g

workInfo/originPlace

Other Characteristic

 W

381 a

workInfo/ distinguishingCharacteristic

Subirats, Imma (OPCC | 4 Dec 13:31 2015

CALL for Proposals for Open Repositories 2016

From the Open Repositories Conference 2016 organizers

December 1, 2015

Read it online: http://or2016.net/call-for-papers/

* Call for Proposals for Open Repositories 2016: Illuminating the World *

The Eleventh International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2016, will be held on June 13th-16th, 2016in Dublin, Ireland. The organizers are pleased to issue this call for contributions to the program.

As previous Open Repositories have demonstrated, the use of digital repositories to manage research, scholarly and cultural information is well established and increasingly mature. Entering our second decade, we have an opportunity to reflect on where we’ve been and, more importantly, where we’re heading. New development continues apace, and we’ve reached the time when many organizations are exploring expansive connections with larger processes both inside and outside traditional boundaries. Open Repositories 2016 will explore how our rich collections and infrastructure are now an inherent part of contemporary scholarship and research and how they have expanded to touch many aspects of our academic and cultural enterprises.

The theme of OR2016 is “Illuminating the World.” OR2016 will provide an opportunity to explore the ways in which repositories and related infrastructure and processes:

*  bring different disciplines, collections, and people to light;
*  expose research, scholarship, and collections from developing countries;
*  increase openness of collections, software, data and workflows;
*  highlight data patterns and user pathways through collections; and
*  how we can organize to better support these - and other - infrastructures.

We welcome proposals on these ideas, but also on the theoretical, practical, technical, organizational or administrative topics related to digital repositories.  Submissions that demonstrate original and repository-related work outside of these themes will be considered, but preference will be given to submissions which address them. We are particularly interested in the following themes.

1.  Supporting Open Scholarship, Open Data, and Open Science

Papers are invited to consider how repositories can best support the needs of open science and open scholarship to make research as accessible and useful as possible, including:

*  Open access, open data and open educational resources
*  Scholarly workflows, publishing and communicating scientific knowledge
*  Exposure of research and scholarship from developing countries and under-resourced communities and disciplines
*  Compliance with funder mandates

2. Repositories and Cultural Heritage

Papers are invited to consider how repositories and their associated infrastructures best support the needs of cultural heritage collections, organizations, and researchers. Areas of interest include:

*  Impact of aggregation on repository infrastructure and management
*  Exposure of collections and cultural heritage from developing countries and under-resourced communities and disciplines
*  Special considerations in access and use of cultural heritage collections
*  Reuse and analysis of content.

3. Repositories of high volume and/or complex data and collections

Papers are invited to consider how we can use tools and processes to highlight data patterns and user pathways through large corporas including:

*  Data and text mining
*  Entity recognition
*  Linked data
*  Standardized interfaces
*  Interaction with large-scale computation and simulation processes
*  Issues of scale and size beyond traditional repository contexts

4. Managing Research Data, Software, and Workflows

Papers are invited to consider how repositories can support the needs of research data and related software and workflows. Areas of interest are:

*  Curation lifecycle management, including storage, software and workflows
*  Digital preservation tools and services
*  Reuse and analysis of scientific content
*  Scholarly workflows, publishing and communicating scientific knowledge

5. Integrating with the Wider Web and External Systems

Papers are invited to explore, evaluate, or demonstrate integration with external systems, including:

*  CRIS and research management systems
*  Notification and compliance tracking systems
*  Identifier services
*  Preservation services and repositories
*  Publisher systems
*  Collection management systems and workflows

6. Exploring Metrics, Assessment, and Impact

Papers are invited to present experiences on metrics and assessment services for a range of content, including:

*  Bibliometrics
*  Downloads (e.g. COUNTER compliance)
*  Altmetrics and other alternative methods of tracking and presenting impact

7. Managing Rights

Papers are invited to examine the role of rights management in the context of open repositories, including:

*  Research and scholarly communication outputs
*  Licenses (e.g. Creative Commons, Open Data Commons)
*  Embargoes
*  Requirements of funder mandates

8. Developing and Training Staff

Papers are invited to consider the evolving role of staff who support and manage repositories across libraries, cultural heritage organizations, research offices and computer centres, especially:

*  New roles and responsibilities
*  Training needs and opportunities
*  Career path and recruitment
*  Community support

KEY DATES

*  01 February 2016: Deadline for submissions and Scholarship Programme applications
*  01 February 2016: Registration opens
*  28 March 2016: Submitters notified of acceptance to general conference
*  11 April 2016: Submitters notified of acceptance to Interest Groups
*  13-16 June 2016: OR2016 conference
 
SUBMISSION PROCESS

*  Conference Papers and Panels *  
We expect that proposals for papers or panels will be two to four-pages (see below for optional Proposal Templates). Abstracts of accepted papers and panels will be made available through the conference's web site, and later they and associated materials will be made available in an open repository. In general, sessions will have three papers; panels may take an entire session or may be combined with a paper. Relevant papers unsuccessful in the main track will be considered for inclusion, as appropriate, as an Interest Group presentation, poster or 24/7.

*  Interest Group Presentations *
The opportunity to engage with and learn more about the work of relevant communities of interest is a key element of Open Repositories. One to two page proposals are invited for presentations or panels that focus on the work of such communities, traditionally DSpace, EPrints, Fedora, and Invenio, describing novel experiences or developments in the construction and use of repositories involving issues specific to these technical platforms. Further information about applications for additional Interest Groups and guidance on submissions will be forthcoming.

*  24x7 Presentations *
24x7 presentations are 7 minute presentations comprising no more than 24 slides. Proposals for 24x7 presentations should be one to two-pages. Similar to Pecha Kuchas or Lightning Talks, these 24x7 presentations will be grouped into blocks based on conference themes, with each block followed by a moderated discussion / question and answer session involving the audience and whole block of presenters. This format will provide conference goers with a fast-paced survey of like work across many institutions, and presenters the chance to disseminate their work in more depth and context than a traditional poster.

*  "Repository RANTS" 24x7 Block *
One block of 24x7's will revolve around "repository rants": brief exposés that challenge the conventional wisdom or practice, and highlight what the repository community is doing that is misguided, or perhaps just missing altogether. The top proposals will be incorporated into a track meant to provoke unconventional approaches to repository services.

*  "Repository RAVES" 24x7 Block *
One block of 24x7's at OR2016 will revolve around "repository raves": brief exposés that celebrate particular practice and processes, and highlight what the repository community is doing that is right. The top proposals will be incorporated into a track meant to celebrate successful approaches to repository services.

*  Posters *
We invite one-page proposals for posters that showcase current work. Attendees will view and discuss your work during the poster reception.
 
*  2016 Developer Track: Top Tips, Cunning Code and Illuminating Insights *
Each year a significant proportion of the delegates at Open Repositories are software developers who work on repository software or related services. OR2016 will feature a Developer Track and Ideas Challenge that will provide a focus for showcasing work and exchanging ideas. Building on the success of last year's Developer Track, where we encouraged live hacking and audience participation, we invite members of the technical community to share the features, systems, tools and best practices that are important to you.  Presentations can be as informal as you like, but once again we encourage live demonstrations, tours of code repositories, examples of cool features and the unique viewpoints that so many members of our community possess.  Submissions should take the form of a title and a brief outline of what will be shared with the community. Further details and guidance on the Ideas Challenge will be forthcoming. Developers are also encouraged to contribute to the other tracks as papers, posters, 24x7 presentations, repository raves and rants 24x7 blocks.

*  Workshops and Tutorials *
One to two-page proposals for workshops and tutorials addressing theoretical or practical issues around digital repositories are welcomed. Please address the following in your proposal:

*  The subject of the event and what knowledge you intend to convey
*  Length of session (e.g., 1-hour, 2-hour, half a day or a whole day)
*  A brief statement on the learning outcomes from the session
*  How many attendees you plan to accommodate
*  Technology and facility requirements
*  Any other supplies or support required
*  Anything else you believe is pertinent to carrying out the session

Proposal Templates

The OR2016 proposal templates are a guideline to help you prepare an effective submission. They will be provided in both the Word document and plain-text Markdown formats and provide details around the requirements for conference papers and panels and 24/7's and posters. These will be available from the conference website shortly.

Submission system

The conference system will be open for submissions by 15 December 2015. PDF format is preferred.

CODE OF CONDUCT

We will be publishing guidelines for conduct at OR2016. As a reference, the OR2015 Code of Conduct is available at http://www.or2015.net/code-of-conduct/ and the 2015 Anti-Harrassment Policy is athttp://www.or2015.net/anti-harassment-policy/.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

OR2016 will again run a Scholarship Programme which will enable us to provide support for a small number of full registered places (including the poster reception and banquet) for the conference in Dublin. The programme is open to librarians, repository managers, developers and researchers in digital libraries and related fields. Applicants submitting a paper for the conference will be given priority consideration for funding. Please note that the programme does not cover costs such as accommodation, travel and subsistence. It is anticipated that the applicant’s home institution will provide financial support to supplement the OR Scholarship Award. Full details and an application form will shortly be available on the conference website.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Co-Chairs

* David Minor, University of California, San Diego
* Matthias Razum, FIZ Karlsruhe
* Sarah Shreeves, University of Miami

contact: or16-program-chairs-/JYPxA39Uh5TLH3MbocFFw@public.gmane.org

Local Hosts

* Trinity College Dublin <https://www.tcd.ie/>

contact: OR2016-8PHf0o9tX6clpRfDdXbNOw11L5JonOXg@public.gmane.org

Conference Website and Social Media

* website: http://or2016.net/
* twitter: <at> OR2016Dub and #or2016Dub
* Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ORConference/

 

Best regards,

 

Imma Subirats Coll

Information Management Officer

Office of Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Viale delle terme di Caracalla

00153 Rome, Italy

Tel: +39 06 570 54301

Skype: immasubirats

 

 

 

 


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