The Center develops and maintains metadata schemes and controlled vocabularies for Oregon Digital collections and ScholarsArchive@OSU institutional repository content and collections.

The Center also provides metadata consultation and workshops upon request. See the Research Data Services site for more information.

Linked Data

The Center creates data dictionaries with mappings to linked data fields for both Oregon Digital and the future institutional repository based on Sufia.

Sufia Data Dictionary

Oregon Digital Data Dictionary


The Center provides cataloging and authority control for items described in the OSU Online Public Access Catalog. In addition, catalogers provide consultation regarding bibliographic access and control to digital repository content and collections from other academic units.


For metadata: Metadata position is currently open

For cataloging: Contact Richard Sapon-White (Catalog Librarian)

Digital Scholarship Librarian