Metadata Management Tools: Micro-Credentialing & Capstone Project

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Metadata Management Tools: Micro-Credentialing & Capstone Project - no live class sessions (Register Now)

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-class 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 classes (and this capstone project):

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Any staff involved with cataloging or metadata

Complete the three prerequisite courses listed above.

Learning Objectives
  • 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
Homework Expectations
  • Each class requires a written assignment. To earn the Metadata Principles and Practices certificate, you must also complete this capstone project.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
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This course consists of four 2-hour sessions.
Emily Nimsakont -
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