Do you plan digital projects, catalog, or wish to better understand metadata and how it works?

Participate in our four-part series, Metadata Principles & Practices! This four-part series covers the basics of metadata, explains the standards and types, delves into customization, and teaches you about metadata relationships. Don’t miss this exciting series that is sure to teach you everything you ever wanted to know about the role of metadata!

  • Metadata Principles and Practices 01: Metadata Basics
    This two- hour online workshop will cover the basics of metadata including topics such as: defining metadata, outlining the purposes and functions of metadata, the components of a metadata infrastructure, and more.

    Register Now – Tuesday, July 17, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT

  • Metadata Principles and Practices 02: Metadata Standards and Types
    In this second workshop in the series, students will discover how metadata standards are created and explore several standards commonly in use today.

    Register Now – Thursday, July 19, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT

  • Metadata Principles and Practices 03: Customization and Exchange
    This third workshop in the series 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, July 24, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT

  • Metadata Principles and Practices 04: Metadata Relationships
    This final workshop in the series focuses on the role of expressing relationships in metadata to enhance resource discovery. Topics to be covered include: 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 the Bibliographic Framework as an application of RDF.

    Register Now – Thursday, July 26, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT