Archive for December, 2015

Metadata standards is a huge topic and evaluation a difficult task, one I’ve been involved in for quite a while. So I was pretty excited when I saw the link for “DRAFT Principles for Evaluating Metadata Standards”, but after reading it? Not so much. If we’re talking about “principles” in the sense of ‘stating-the-obvious-as-a-first-step’, well, […]

By Diane Hillmann, December 14, 2015, 4:59 pm (UTC-5)

The Jane-athon series is alive, well, and expanding its original vision. I wrote about the first ‘official’ Jane-athon earlier this year, after the first event at Midwinter 2015. Since then the excitement generated at the first one has spawned others: the Ag-athon in the UK in May 2015, sponsored by CILIP the Maurice Dance in […]

By Diane Hillmann, December 7, 2015, 11:19 am (UTC-5)