Metadata Principles and Practices 04: Metadata Relationships

Scheduled Dates
Course Description

This final workshop in the Metadata Principles and Practices series focuses on the role of expressing relationships in metadata to enhance resource discovery. Topics to be covered:

  • How the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard maintains links between metadata and the resources they describe
  • How the Semantic Web, RDF and Linked Data semantically articulate relationships between entities to aggregate metadata components and enable users to find resources related to their research interests
  • The Bibliographic Framework (BibFrame) as an application of RDF and its potential as a replacement for MARC 21
Course Type: 
Topic Area: 
Target Audience: 
Any staff involved with cataloging, metadata or digital initiatives interested in examining current and future trends in the development of metadata.
Prerequisites
Completion of "Metadata Principles and Practices 1: Metadata Basics" or similar knowledge and experience with XML.
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the role of relationships in enabling resource acquisition
  • Identify technologies for articulating relationships in metadata
  • Assess the current status and potential of BibFrame as a replacement for MARC
Homework Expectations
  • Students wishing to earn a certificate for this workshop are required to attend or view the online session and complete one homework assignment.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
2
Instructor
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$130.00
Non-member Fee: 
$155.00