Looking to better understand metadata or practice your skills?

We've got you covered with this four-part Metadata Principles & Practices series!

  • 01: Metadata Basics
    Do you catalog or plan digital projects? Do you wish to better understand the role of metadata and how it works? In addition to defining metadata, this workshop will outline the purposes and functions of metadata, list the components of a metadata infrastructure and keys to successfully launching a new metadata standard and more.
    Register Now – Tuesday, April 2, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT
  • 02: Metadata Standards and Types
    Students will discover how metadata standards are created and explore several standards commonly in use today. Some of the included topics are: XML DTDs and schemas, types and examples of metadata currently in use today and controlling access to resources.
    Register Now – Thursday, April 4, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST<?li>
  • 03: Customization and Exchange
    Our third 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.
    Register Now – Tuesday, April 16, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST
  • 04: Metadata Relationships
    The final workshop focuses on the role of expressing relationships in metadata to enhance resource discovery. Upon completion of this workshop, students should be able to: Describe the role of relationships in enabling resource acquisition and identify technologies for articulating relationships in metadata.
    Register Now – Thursday, April 18, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST