Join a working group
Help solve one of the “Big Problems”. Collaborate with other groups and organizations that are doing work with Metadata to ensure that our combined efforts lead to the greatest impact.
What To Do
Consider which impact area you want to contribute to.
Find an active working group participating in this area, using the resources below as a starting point.
Know of a group working on metadata topics that is not listed here? Tweet about it, mentioning @metadata2020 to share the news!
These working groups are working on fundamental metadata challenges such as interoperability, infrastructure and best practices.
Data Preservation, Metadata, and Interoperability Working Group | DataOne
DLF AIG Metadata Assessment Interest Group (AIG) Working Group | CLIR+DLF
Some working groups focus on specific communities.
Data and Metadata Working Group | Citizen Science Association
Specific Resource Types
Different types of resources have different metadata needs.
Video & Audio Metadata Guidelines Working Group | NISO