This article presents the research and initial findings by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services and the Library Information Technology Association Metadata Standards Committee around diversity, inclusion and accessibility areas of interest and focus in the metadata field. The committee studied this topic using a survey methodology and thematic analysis technique. At the time of this writing, thirteen responses had been gathered through a purposeful sampling technique. The article presents specific topics and issues identified through the survey as well as meta-themes that appear to be common across all responses.
- metadata standards
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computer Science Applications
- Library and Information Sciences
Bolam, M. R., Corbett, L. E., Ellero, N. P., Stein Kenfield, A., Mitchell, E. T., Opasik, S. A., & Ryszka, D. (2018). Current Work in Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility by Metadata Communities: A Working Report from the ALA/ALCTS Metadata Standards Committee. Technical Services Quarterly, 35(4), 367-376. https://doi.org/10.1080/07317131.2018.1509439