Metadata for Digital Assets Advisory Group (Meta-Digets)

Reports To: Metadata Strategy and Policy Steering Committee (MSPSC)

Advisory Group Charge:

  • Review and document current digital collections metadata practices throughout the library. Primary focus will be on digitized cultural heritage materials. Based on local needs and international standards, draft policy and workflow recommendations, to be submitted to the MSPSC for approval and propagation.
  • Maintain core metadata requirements for digital collections
  • Advise on integration of descriptive metadata with preservation, technical, and administrative metadata


  Chair: Mark Custer

Frequency of Meetings: Monthly or as needed

Member Selection Method: Members are metadata or systems specialists responsible for descriptive metadata policies based on material type or repository.

Term of Service: 2 years, renewable