Metadata Principles and Practices 01: Metadata Basics

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Do you catalog? Do you plan digital projects? Do you wish to better understand the role of metadata and how it works? This 2-hour online workshop will cover the basics of metadata. Topics include: defining metadata; outlining the purposes and functions of metadata; list the components of a metadata infrastructure and keys to successfully launching a new metadata standard; understand how well formed XML provides a framework for expressing metadata in an online environment. This class is part of a four part series entitled Metadata Principles & Practices.
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define Metadata
  • Analyze purpose and uses of metadata
  • Outline a short history of metadata
  • Outline components and needs of a successful metadata standard
  • XML
  • Identify three types of markup
  • Why markup?
  • List rules for well-formed XML

Target Audience:
Catalogers, archivists digital project managers or anyone needing an overview of metadata.

Prerequisites:
None

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

  • Requirements for completion include completing a well-formed XML exercise and viewing either the live session or the recording.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements:

Session Duration:
This course consists of one 2-hour session.

Instructor:  Bill Walker - walker@amigos.org

Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours: 2

July 17, 2018

10:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482
Email:

Amigos Member Individual Registration $ 95.00
Non-member Individual Registration $ 155.00

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