Introduction to Metadata for the Digital Environment

Date, Location

Tue, 04/27/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am

online

About the Event

Are you responsible for providing access to digital objects, but have no idea how to go about it? Is just the term “metadata” a mystery to you? It won’t be after you take this workshop!

Participants of this workshop will gain a firm understanding of metadata basics and terminology, including crosswalking, harvesting, metadata interoperability, and metadata 2.0. The workshop will explore a number of metadata schema frequently used by libraries and cultural heritage organizations to describe digital collections, and participants will have an opportunity to work hands-on with Simple Dublin Core. Participants will also learn how to plan and organize a metadata project at their organizations.

No prerequisites or prior experience required.

NOTE: This course is designed for individual participation. Regardless of whether you attend as an individual or as a group, the fee for this online workshop will be charged for each person who views the session. All participants must register separately.

This three-day workshop runs Tuesday, April 27th; Wednesday, April 28th; and Thursday, April 29th from 9-11am each day. Registration is required.

Presented by: Anne Marie Lyons

Cost: $175

Event Website

http://www.bcr.org/training/schedule/programdetail.php

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