Webinar: Metadata Basics

Speaker Bill Walker
Bill is the metadata and digitization expert at Amigos. His courses cover all aspects of digital projects and metadata, including cataloging and RDA. Prior to joining Amigos in 1996, Bill served as Music Cataloger at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in classical guitar and ...

Bill is the metadata and digitization expert at Amigos. His courses cover all aspects of digital projects and metadata, including cataloging and RDA. Prior to joining Amigos in 1996, Bill served as Music Cataloger at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in classical guitar and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; a Master of Music in music theory and a Master of Science in library science from the University of North Texas, Denton.

Full Description

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.
 


This webinar is available to METRO and other NY3Rs members at a discounted fee of $15. Register here.

 

This event is sponsored by the NY3Rs Association, Inc.

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When?

Tue, Oct. 27, 2015
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Eastern

Where?

Online