[CatSIG] FW: Online Metadata CE Course: Jan-Mar 2016

Joanne Rowan jf.rowan at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Dec 8 10:00:08 NZDT 2015

[Please excuse duplication in posting]

Metadata for Digital Collections
Eight-week online continuing education course
Dates: January 19 - March 11, 2016
Registration opens: Friday, December 18, 2015 (available at URL below)
Registration deadline: Friday, January 8, 2016, 6:00 PM CST
Fees: $350 registration ($300 students) + required text (approximately $80)
Instructor: Steven J. Miller

This eight-week online course provides a substantial introduction to creating and managing descriptive metadata for digital collections in libraries, archives, and museums. It includes hands-on exercises in creating metadata for digital images and other resources using Dublin Core and MODS, and to a lesser extent, VRA. Participants will be introduced to commonly-used controlled vocabularies for digital collections, as well as to XML, OAI, metadata harvesting, mapping, interoperability, and quality, and to a small extent, metadata in the context of Linked Data and the Semantic Web. The course will also cover metadata standards selection, local metadata scheme design, and documentation in the form of application profiles.

For more information about the course and registration, see:

Posted by Steven J. Miller
UWM School of Information Studies
mll at uwm.edu


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