« On 13 April 2021, the Closing Plenary webinar took place to synthesize the OCLC Research Discussion Series on Next Generation Metadata. Senior OCLC colleagues Andrew Pace (Technical Research), Rachel Frick (Research Library Partnership), and John Chapman (Metadata Services) were invited to respond and react to the findings.
The “Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata” report served as background reading and inspiration for the eight virtual round table discussions that were held in six different European languages, throughout the month of March. The main discussion question: “How do we make the transition to the next generation of metadata happen at the right scale and in a sustainable manner, building an interconnected ecosystem, not a garden of silos?” struck a chord with most participants and made for lively conversations. (…) »