Metadata Principles and Practices: Metadata Basics

Scheduled Dates
Course Details
Course Type: 
Topic Area: 
Target Audience: 
Catalogers, archivists digital project managers or anyone needing an overview of metadata.
Course Description

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.


* This course is eligible for Micro-Credentialing (optional) - What is Micro-Credentialing?

  1. Complete the following courses:
  2. Complete extra requirements for Micro-credentialing participants:

Learning Objectives
  • Analyze purpose and uses of metadata
  • Outline components and needs of a successful metadata standard
  • XML
  • Identify three types of markup
  • List rules for well-formed XML
Prerequisites

None

Homework Expectations
  • 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 Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
2
Instructor
Emily Nimsakont - nimsakont@amigos.org
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