Metadata Principles and Practices 04: Metadata Relationships

This final workshop in the Metadata Principles and Practices series focuses on the role of expressing relationships in metadata to enhance resource discovery.  Topics to be covered:

  • How the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard maintains links between metadata and the resources they describe
  • How the Semantic Web, RDF and Linked Data semantically articulate relationships between entities to aggregate metadata components and enable users to find resources related to their research interests
  • The Bibliographic Framework (BibFrame) as an application of RDF and its potential as a replacement for MARC 21

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the role of relationships in enabling resource acquisition
  • Identify technologies for articulating relationships in metadata
  • Assess the current status and potential of BibFrame as a replacement for MARC

Target Audience:
Any staff involved with cataloging, metadata or digital initiatives interested in examining current and future trends in the development of metadata.

Prerequisites:
Completion of "Metadata Principles and Practices 1: Metadata Basics" or similar knowledge and experience with XML.

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

  • Students wishing to earn a certificate for this workshop are required to attend or view the online session and complete one homework assignment.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements:
Visit BigBlueButton's detailed requirements page for in-depth information.

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

Instructor:  Bill Walker - walker@amigos.org

Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours: 2

July 26, 2018

10:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT

Live Online
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482  ext. 2829
Email:

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

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