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Metadata Standards and Policies Working Group


  • Barbara Biljan, Genesee Community College
  • Catherine Carra, SUNY Oswego
  • Megan Coder, SUNY New Paltz
  • Joan Cook, Suffolk County Community College
  • Leslie Feldballe, University at Buffalo, Chair
  • David Floyd, Binghamton University
  • Maria Planansky, Alfred University
  • Susan Perry, SUNY Library Services
  • Marcy Strong, SUNY Library Services
  • Wendy West, University at Albany
  • Jill Yaples, Binghamton University


SUNY Metadata Standards and Policy Working Group

  • With cataloging community input and OLIS assistance, develop and maintain standard system-wide policies, best practices, workflows, configurations, and projects for metadata practices within the SUNY ALMA Library Services Platform (LSP).
  • Work in consultation with other SUNY working groups.
  • Review needs, options, and opportunities for cataloging and metadata training in SUNY, and recommend training and documentation plans to OLIS.

Adopted August 30, 2023