NISO's Draft on Video and Audio Metadata Featured at NASIG

Todd Carpenter, Executive Director of NISO, spoke at the 37th NASIG Annual Conference in June about the Video and Audio Metadata Recommended Practice, recently made available for public comment prior to finalization and publication.  

There is no single authority for metadata and the varied stakeholders (libraries, publishers, supporting vendors, preservation entities, etc.) encompass a wide range of requirements for their applications, to the eventual detriment of metadata consumers and end users. 

Todd Carpenter spoke about the need for this work, the study made by the working group of a fragmented landscape and the decisions made to try to remedy gaps, and how a Recommended Practice might be further adopted and used by their target communities, and even what might be future steps in these areas of work.