Monday, March 15, 2004


Metadata Practices on the Cutting Edge is a NISO sponsored workshop held May 20, 2004 in Washington, DC.
Get the guidance you need on the growing variety of metadata standards and explore issues of interoperability. Topics in the spotlight -- from both theoretical and practical perspectives -- include metadata syndication, digital archiving, metadata quality assurance, the NISO/EDItEUR Joint Working Party initiative on serials and subscription metadata, METS, MODS, and more. Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC, will keynote; confirmed speakers include: Rebecca Guenther, Library of Congress; Chuck Koscher, CrossRef, Evan Owens, JSTOR, Howard Ratner, Nature Publishing Group; and Bruce Rosenblum, Inera, Inc. In addition, members of the NISO Standards Development Committee will discuss plans to support metadata interoperability through the development and coordination of standards and will share information about NISO's strategic planning initiative.

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