Tuesday, April 11, 2017

11:00 am - 1:00 pm, EST

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Metadata Principles and Practices Part 2 - Metadata Standards and Types: Online (04/11/17) 

In this second workshop in the series "Metadata Principles and Practices," 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 after "Metadata Basics," but can be taken without the other two workshops in the series.

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.

Metadata Principles and Practices: Metadata Basics or knowledge of rules for well-formed XML

Virtual Trainer: Bill Walker, Amigos Library Services

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.

This is an online class. Access information will be emailed one week ahead.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.