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Introduction to MWDL Metadata Application Profile V3 (2019)

Happy New Year, MWDL Network! On December 13, 2019, we announced the completion of a new metadata application profile. This post details the revision process and highlights the differences between MWDL MAP V2 ( 2011) and MWDL MAP V3 (2019). MAP V3 is effective January 1, 2020 for new collections harvested into MWDL. Following the … Continue reading Introduction to MWDL Metadata Application Profile V3 (2019)

Introduction to MWDL Metadata Application Profile V3 (2019)

Happy New Year, MWDL Network! On December 13, 2019, we announced the completion of a new metadata application profile. This post details the revision process and highlights the differences between MWDL MAP V2 ( 2011) and MWDL MAP V3 (2019). MAP V3 is effective January 1, 2020 for new collections harvested into MWDL. Following the … Continue reading Introduction to MWDL Metadata Application Profile V3 (2019)

January Partner Spotlight: Oregon Digital

At the sharp time of 8 am MST (much earlier for dear Julia) our Metadata Assistant Keegan Dohm interviewed Oregon Digital’s Julia Simic about the latest projects, updates, and general status of Oregon Digital. Oregon Digital is a collaboration between the University of Oregon (UO) and Oregon State University (OSU), which has turned out to … Continue reading January Partner Spotlight: Oregon Digital

September Partner Spotlight: University of Utah

Welcome to MWDL’s first partner spotlight! We’ll be writing one of these overviews for each of our partners over the coming months so be on the lookout for an email from our metadata assistant, Keegan Dohm. In late summer I met with Jeremy Myntti, Head of Digital Library Services at the U, to talk about … Continue reading September Partner Spotlight: University of Utah

MWDL Fall Update

With most schools and universities back in session the summer is quickly coming to an end, but before we fall off daylight savings time, we have a few noteworthy MWDL items for you. DPLA Our August DPLA harvest completed several weeks ago and we are up to 1,086,044 records in their portal. Thanks to everyone … Continue reading MWDL Fall Update

Opening and Closing Remarks on MWDL 2019 Summer Conference Community Day Offered by Dr. Gregory C. Thompson

GREGORY C. THOMPSON Gregory C. Thompson, Ph.D. is the Associate Dean of the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library for Special Collections and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of History. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University (1965), Bachelor of Arts degree from Fort Lewis College (1967), and his Master of … Continue reading Opening and Closing Remarks on MWDL 2019 Summer Conference Community Day Offered by Dr. Gregory C. Thompson

Looking Back to International Women’s Day

What do yellow mimosas, violets, and lily-of-the-valley have in common (aside from their perfumery nature)? Each is a symbol of International Women’s Day! Dozens of countries celebrate this holiday on March 8 every year and though it isn’t recognized as any sort of official holiday in the US, it’s the perfect excuse to highlight some … Continue reading Looking Back to International Women’s Day