Webinar: Metadata Standards and Types

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

In this workshop, students will discover how metadata standards are created and explore several standards commonly in use today. Topics include:

  • XML DTDs and schemas
  • Types and examples of metadata currently in use today

This class should be taken afterMetadata Basics.”
 
Learning Objectives: 
  • Understand the roles of schemas and DTDs in defining tags, attributes and structures used in defining metadata standards
  • List types of metadata and their roles in:
    • describing resources
    • defining rights and controlling access to resources
    • providing access to resources
    • preserving and maintaining resources

Target Audience: 
Catalogers, archivists digital project managers or anyone needing an overview of metadata.
 
Prerequisites: 
Metadata Basics or knowledge of rules for well-formed XML
 

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?

Wed, Nov. 18, 2015
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. US/Eastern

Where?

Online