Consortial Geospatial Data Collection: Toward Standards and Processes for Shared GeoBlacklight Metadata

@article{Battista2017ConsortialGD,
  title={Consortial Geospatial Data Collection: Toward Standards and Processes for Shared GeoBlacklight Metadata},
  author={Andrew Battista and Karen L Majewicz and Stephen P. Balogh and Darren R. Hardy},
  journal={Journal of Library Metadata},
  year={2017},
  volume={17},
  pages={183 - 200}
}
ABSTRACT Consortial geospatial data communities, such as the OpenGeoPortal federation and the GeoBlacklight initiative, facilitate contextualized discovery and promote metadata sharing to disperse hosting and preservation responsibilities across institutions. However, the challenges of communal metadata are manifold; they include proliferating standards, varying levels of completeness, mutable technology infrastructures, and uneven availability of human labor. Drawing from literature on… 
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