Identify sharable metadata best practices that can serve as models for Ohio, determine if it’s possible to adopt or adapt one of those best practices for Ohio DPLA; compare DPLA Metadata API to Ohio metadata best practices/standards; develop and recommend a sharable metadata best practice for the Ohio DPLA project, focusing on the content within the elements; initiate metadata advocacy/education program; identify metadata barriers to contribution at the digitization hubs, Ohio Memory, and other major metadata content contributors.

Final report [pdf]


Katrina Marshall, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Meghan Frazer, OhioLINK


Lily Birkhimer, Ohio History Connection
Stephanie Bricking, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Damon DeBorde, Ohio University Libraries
Marsha Miles, Cleveland State University
Aaron O’Donovan, Columbus Metropolitan Library
Amanda Raab, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
Maureen Walsh, Ohio State University Libraries

Liaison with Steering Committee: Angela O'Neal, Columbus Metropolitan Library