METS: The Basics
- Recognize the purpose of METS and its application as a means of providing access to and archiving digital resources.
- Recognize the role profiles play in defining specific applications of METS
- Name the sections of a METS object
- Identify the structures of METS sections
- Describe the possible relationships between metadata and digital resources in a METS object
- Build a simple METS object
This workshop is for library and archival staff involved in digitization projects where a need exists to bind digital objects to descriptive and administrative metadata for the purposes of providing access or archiving.
Students should have experience and/or training in editing and validating XML documents.
Completion of any one of the following Amigos workshops, while not required, denotes sufficient experience to enroll in METS: the Basics:
- XML: the Basics
- Introduction to the Encoded Archival Description
- TEI Lite: the Basics.
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:
- Attend class sessions, participate in class discussions and complete the homework, i.e., build a valid METS object based on the provided instructions.
- It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
- Visit Adobe's detailed requirements page for an in-depth list or run a system and connection test on your computer now.
- Students must download and install the Oxygen XML Editor and the JAVA Runtime Environment.
- Students must download the exercise files and place them in the correct directory
- Your IT person may have to assist you in completing these requirements if you do not have administrative privileges to your workstation
- Instructions for fulfilling these requirements will be posted on the workshop website.
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours: 4
10:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT
|Amigos Member Individual Registration||$ 165.00|
|Non-member Individual Registration||$ 200.00|