OLAC Working Group on Outreach

Statement of Purpose

The OLAC Working Group on Outreach will raise awareness of the activities and resources of OLAC by facilating the production of general-audience documents describing various aspects of OLAC and by contacting individuals and organizations who manage archives but are not yet part of OLAC.

Note: This working group operates according to the OLAC Working Group Process.


Jeff Good


Title: A Gentle Introduction to Metadata
Editors: Jeff Good
Timeframe: TBD
Description: The purpose of this document is to provide a non-technical introduction describing what metadata is, what the general linguist should know about it, and also to describe some aspects of the metadata standard used by OLAC.
Draft: A Gentle Introduction to Metadata

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Current members: Michael Appleby, Jeff Good, Gary Holton, Heidi Johnson

Membership of this working group is open to all OLAC members. Become an OLAC member by signing up for the OLAC-General mailing list (see http://www.language-archives.org/).

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