[tdwg] NISO/DCMI Webinar: "The RDA Vocabularies: Implementation, Extension, and Mapping"

DCMI Announce announce at dublincore.net
Sun Oct 9 16:01:04 CEST 2011

NISO/DCMI Webinar: "The RDA Vocabularies: Implementation, Extension, and

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NISO/DCMI Webinar: "The RDA Vocabularies: Implementation, Extension, and
DATE: 16 November 2011
TIME: 1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT (17:00-19:30 UTC)
REGISTRATION: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2011/dcmi/rda


During a meeting at the British Library in May 2007 between the Joint
Steering Committee for the Development of RDA and DCMI, important
recommendations were forged for the development of an element vocabulary,
application profile, and value vocabularies [1], based on the Resource
Description and Access (RDA) standard, then in final draft. A DCMI/RDA Task
Group [2] has completed much of the work, and described their process and
decisions in a recent issue of D-Lib Magazine [3]. A final, pre-publication
technical review of this work is underway, prior to adoption by early

This webinar will provide an up-to-the-minute update on the review process,
as well as progress on the RDA-based application profiles. The webinar will
discuss practical implementation issues raised by early implementers and
summarize issues surfaced in virtual and face-to-face venues where the
vocabularies and application profiles have been discussed.

[1] http://www.bl.uk/bibliographic/meeting.html
[2] http://dublincore.org/dcmirdataskgroup/
[3] http://dlib.org/dlib/january10/hillmann/01hillmann.html


Diane Hillmann is Vocabulary Management Officer for DCMI and a partner in
the consulting firm Metadata Management Associates. She is co-chair (with
Gordon Dunsire) of the DCMI/RDA Task Group and is the DCMI Liaison to the
ALA Committee on Cataloging: Description and access, the US body providing
feedback on RDA Development.

Thomas Baker, DCMI Chief Information Officer (Communications, Research and
Development), was recently co-chair of the W3C Semantic Web Deployment
Working Group and a W3C Incubator Group on Library Linked Data (report


For registration and webinar technical information, see
http://www.niso.org/news/events/2011/dcmi/rda.  Registration closes at 12:00
pm Eastern on 16 November 2011.

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