Metadata Principles and Practices 01: Metadata Basics

Course Description
Topic Area: 
Course Type: 

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.
Prerequisites: 
None
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • Requirements for completion include completing a well-formed XML exercise and viewing either the live session or the recording.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Continuing Education Credit
Contact Hours: 
2
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$105.00
Non-member Fee: 
$130.00
Scheduled Dates

February 6, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CST (Register Now) -- Early Bird Deadline: January 15