Metadata Management Tools: Micro-Credentialing & Capstone Project

Scheduled Dates

August 20 - September 20 2024 (Register Now)

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Course Description

* This culminating course is required to complete your micro-credentialing requirements. (optional) - What is micro-credentialing?

Do you work with large amounts of metadata? Do you wish you had ways to work with this metadata more efficiently? This 3-course credential program will introduce you to MarcEdit and OpenRefine, two powerful tools for manipulating data, plus the Python programming language. Learn how these tools can help you perform metadata magic in a fraction of the time!

To earn the certificate, you must complete the following courses (and this capstone project):

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Learn how to download and install MarcEdit, OpenRefine, and Python software
  • Understand the batch-editing capabilities of MarcEdit, OpenRefine, and Python
  • Determine ways these tools can be helpful in daily library work
Instructor Information

Emily Nimsakont portraitEmily Nimsakont is a Digital Librarian at Posit PBC. She has over ten years of experience in cataloging and technical services, including digital asset management for a corporation, head of technical services at an academic law library, and cataloger/trainer at the Nebraska Library Commission. She holds a master’s degree in library science from University of Missouri-Columbia, a master’s degree in museum studies from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a bachelor’s degree in history and psychology from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois.