Annual Conference Materials: Metadata

View or download Powerpoint slides, PDF files, handouts, video, and other materials from past annual conference presentations.



The "Black Box": How students use a single search box to search for music materials (Orlando 2017: Kirstin Dougan, Nara Newcomer)

CMC Town Hall (Orlando 2017: Tracey Snyder, Mary Huismann, Casey Mullin, James Soe Nyun, Damien Iseminger, Kirk-Evan Billet, Christopher Holden)
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It's Happening Now: Two Developments Using Music Ontologies (Orlando 2017: Tracey Snyder, Kimmy Szeto, Jean Delahousse)
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From Nasal Spray to Grammy Awards: The Leonard Bernstein Collection at Indiana University (Orlando 2017: Lisa Wollenberg, Phil Ponella, Charley Roush)

More than a Melody : Providing graphical subject access to sheet music (Orlando 2017: Garth Tardy)

Ontologies, BIBFRAME, and Linked Data for Performed Music: MLA's Role in It All (Orlando 2017: Tracey Snyder, Kimmy Szeto, Nancy Lorimer, Kevin Kishimoto, James Soe Nyun, Kirk-Evan Billet, Michael Colby)
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The UC Davis BibFlow Project (Orlando 2017: Michael Colby)

CMC Town Hall (Cincinnati 2016: Beth Iseminger, Casey Mullin, Kathy Glennan, Kevin Kishimoto, Tracey Snyder, James Soe Nyun, Linda Blair)

Creating Metadata for Rare and Archival Materials: Standards and Practice (Cincinnati 2016: Beth Iseminger, Nancy Lorimer, Elizabeth Surles, Maristella Feustle, Elizabeth Hobart)

Digital Curation with Omeka  (Cincinnati 2016: Anna Kijas)

Expecting the Unexpected: Gifts Workflows in Technical Services (Cincinnati 2016: Kerri Baunach, Jennifer Olson, Michelle Hahn, Charles Peters)


Music Discovery Requirements and Formats (Cincinnati 2016: Christopher Holden)



Music Discovery Requirements Background and Current Directions (Cincinnati 2016: Nara Newcomer, Jessica Harvey)



Music Discovery Requirements in Action (Cincinnati 2016: Nara Newcomer, Jessica Harvey, Nancy Lorimer, Patricia Sasser, Christopher Holden)

Music Genre in the Wild: Possibilities for music discovery with LCGFT, LCMPT, and other LC vocabularies (Cincinnati 2016: Nancy Lorimer)


Practical Application of Linked Data (Cincinnati 2016: Beth Iseminger, Kimmy Szeto, Karen Hwang, Steven Folsom, James Soe Nyun)



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