Metadata Principles and Practices: Micro-Credentialing & Capstone Project

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Course Details
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Catalogers, archivists, digital project managers, or anyone who works with (or wants to work with) metadata.
Course Description

* This culminating course is required to complete your Micro-Credentialing requirements. (optional) - What is Micro-Credentialing?

Do you catalog? Do you plan digital projects? Do you wish to better understand the role of metadata and how it works? In this 4-class certificate program, you will learn the purposes and functions of metadata, understand how XML is used to express a variety of metadata standards, explore various metadata standards currently in use, learn about customization and interoperability of metadata, and explore the importance of relationships in metadata.

To earn the certificate, you must complete the following courses (and this capstone project):

Learning Objectives
  • Analyze purpose and uses of metadata
  • Outline components and needs of a successful metadata standard
  • List types of metadata and their roles
  • Learn methods of customizing, exchanging, transforming, and migrating metadata
  • Identify technologies for articulating relationships in metadata

Complete the four prerequisite courses listed above.

Homework Expectations

Each class requires a written assignment. To earn the Metadata Principles and Practices certificate, you must also complete a capstone project.

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Session Information
Emily Nimsakont -
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