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List for discussion of issues and applications relating to Knowledge, Information and Metadata Management, principally within the British Computer Society, but with applications that are of wider interest.

This is for communication between members of the 'Bedern Group' concerned with harmonising practice and exchange between UK cultural heritage focused digital archives.

A list to discuss and share information, resources and training opportunities for library staff who catalogue or use metadata and who are based in Wales.

For members of the HE/FE community who wish to discuss issues relating to metadata for learning resources

A public list for institutions, individuals to discuss cultural heritage datasets released by Cultural Heritage organisations such as Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Archives primarily in the UK but also anywhere in the world.

Community discussion, planning and management for data.ac.uk.

This list is used to make announcements and promote discussion to Higher Education and the international research community about research data publication. Topics include technical and scientific peer review, trusted repository accreditation and the challenges for researchers, institutions, funders and publishers.

The DCMI Accessibility Community is a forum for individuals and organizations involved in implementing Dublin Core in a context of accessibility, with the objective to enhance interoperability of accessible resources through the use of Dublin Core metadata.

Electronic discussion list to support the efforts of the international Dublin Core effort's Educational metadata working group in exploring issues directly related to deployment of Dublin Core for the description of educational materials.

The broadest of mailing lists for the international Dublin Core community. Unlike other lists, which relate to the tasks of specific Task Groups or DCMI Communities, this list is for announcements of general interest relevant to the development, deployment, and use of metadata.

This list will support a collaborative activity between the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative and the IEEE LTSC to develop a new recommendation for using IEEE LOM in Dublin Core metadata. Sublist of DC-EDUCATION

This list supports the efforts of the DCMI Localization and Internationalization group exploring issues directly related to deployment of Dublin Core metadata in multiple languages.

A forum to support the work of the Dublin Core Knowledge Management Community

A mailing list for the DCMI Libraries group focussing on issues from the library sector.

List to support discussion on components of current and emerging library, publishing, and related bibliographic metadata standards as RDF vocabularies for use in developing Dublin Core application profiles and semantic mappings.

The DCMI Registry Community is a forum for service providers and developers of both metadata schema registries and controlled vocabulary registries to exchange information and experience.

A mailing list for reviewers of the Competency Index. Note: Previously used in 2008 for more general review of DCMI documents.

This group is for those involved in the development of Data Warehouses and Business Intelligence interfaces within UK HE Institutions. It is intended to allow questions, discussions, trouble shooting and brainstorming and friendly support.

Discussion around the Eprints REF plugin

The Forum for Information Standards in Heritage promotes the discussion, dissemination and use of standards and terminology resources across the academic and professional heritage communities

This group acts as an advisory panel to the Forum on Information Standards in Heritage, providing expertise in the implications for system development of emerging information standards.

This list is for announcements about and discussion of the Great Britain Historical GIS as a developing historical resource. The main emphasis is on the system's contents and how best to make this available to a wide range of users through the Vision of Britain web site.

A discussion list for the UK Data Archive's thesaurus products (the Humanities and Social Science Electronic Thesaurus/European Language Social Science Thesaurus).

Hyphen-Society is committed to the promotion of an understanding of the role of the smallest, atomic, units of meaning in computer based information systems, and the damage caused by failure in this.

Institutional Repository Managers Scotland group aims to share good practice and explore solutions to technical challenges pertaining to the institutional repository.

This is a general discussion forum for Irish studies with an initial focus on the Queen's University Belfast and JSTOR digitization project which will deliver 100 full text journals, 205 full text monographs and 2,500 manuscript images with detailed metadata. The resource will be free in the UK and Ireland. It is anticipated that list members will engage in discussion on the development of further research resources relating to Ireland.

This list is intended for discussion of issues affecting digital rights management (DRM) in the UK HE and FE communities. This encompasses all aspects of DRM including recognition, assertion, expression, dissemination, exposure and enforcement of rights.

Discussion forum for project members working with metadata (descriptive, structural or preservation) and associated standards. Appropriate topics include, but are not limited to: metadata production, procedures, tools and programming, evaluation et cetera. <HTML> Discussion forum for project members working with metadata (descriptive, structural or preservation) and associated standards. Appropriate topics include, but are not limited to: metadata production, procedures, tools and programming, evaluation et cetera. </HTML>

This list has been retained 30/07/20 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. Contact help@jisc.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is for those who have an interest in developing a UK exchange format for research administration information. Members will include Research Councils, HEFCE, JISC and HEIs.

This list is used by its members to make announcements and share ideas/suggestions/questions related to the Research Data Spring initiative.

This list is for participating members of the UK Research Data Discovery Service project. This includes Jisc, DCC, UKDA and pilot institutions and data centres.

This list is used by the Kit-Catalogue project to communicate with its community of users, contributors and developers around the UK.

The list is for librarians, library teams, system managers, technical staff and those with an interest in using the Koha Library Management System in all types of libraries.

A forum for the discussion of all issues related to the management of library collections.

A forum for the discussion, promotion and development of online manuscript research among the professionals, researchers and students collaborating in the field.

The NBK-Community-Discussion list is an open community led forum for discussion, debate and sharing of information and advice about the NBK and related services.

A mailing list to promote and document a discussion around NeXus file format definitions and data processing workflows for the magnetic and resonant x-ray scattering international community, with the goal of promoting and exploiting FAIR data in our science area.

An interdisciplinary discussion list about research into book illustrations, following from the session 'Prints in Books' (sponsored by Print Quarterly) at Association of Art Historians 2017 session

This list is used as a communication channel for people who wish to develop a set of questions for RDM Training Benchmark

The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) mailing list is used to share RM knowledge and expertise among IRMS Members and friends, alert list members to training and job opportunities and to promote the activities of the IRMS in both the UK and internationally.

The list is intended to serve as a forum for discussion on issues faced by all within the UK research community as a result of the introduction of the REF. Members are encouraged to share technical queries and solutions for collecting bibliographic, bibliometric and other data for the REF.

This list has been retained 30/07/20 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. Contact help@jisc.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Bi-monthly list for dissemination of SCA Newsletter. Featuring updates on the work of the SCA, an alliance between JISC, the BBC, the British Library, Becta, Museums, Libraries and Archives, the National e-Science Centre and the NHS working to produce a UK e-Content Framework in Spring 2009.

The Steeple projects are JISC funded UK Higher Education community projects. It seeks to investigate, develop, and document sustainable institutional infrastructure to support #university wide educational audio/video processing and podcasting.

News list for the Survey Resources Network (SRN), promoting workshops, seminars, training opportunities, resources, publications, services etc. The SRN is a new service funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to co-ordinate and develop ESRC activities related to survey research methods.

The Software Ontology for Resource Description (SWORD) project is a short, six month, project to start the development of a software ontology. This will enable descriptions to be made of software artefacts used in the creation, management and analysis of data. Such descriptions are an important part of digital preservation as knowing what software have been used with data enables quality assurance, re-creation, repetition and judgments to be made about the data in hand.

UDC-FORUM is a public list for those who are using Universal Decimal Classification or doing research and developement based on this system. It is an open list to discuss practical UDC questions regardless of the field of its application: libraries, museum, archives, Internet gateways or metadata.