Webinar: Metadata Customization, Exchange, Transformation, and Migration

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

This workshop covers the processes by which institutions customize existing metadata standards, exchange and harvest metadata, transform metadata from one standard to another and migrate metadata to a newer standard. Topics to be covered include:

  • Metadata quality factors
  • Application profiles
  • The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting
  • Metadata crosswalks
  • Stylesheets
 
Learning Objectives: 
  • Understand why institutions want to customize metadata
  • Analyze the role of application profiles in customizing application profiles
  • Understand the role of XML namespaces
  • Outline the process of creating an application profile
  • Learn methods of exchanging, transforming and migrating metadata
 
Target Audience: 
Any staff involved with cataloging, metadata or digital initiatives wanting an overview of how metadata is customized transformed, exchanged and migrated.
 
Prerequisites: 
Completion of Metadata Basics or similar knowledge and experience with 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?

Mon, Dec. 14, 2015
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Eastern

Where?

Online