[Eril-l] Core webinar: Expand the Horizon: Challenges and Opportunities in Working with Metadata for Unusual Content Types

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Core webinar:  Expand the Horizon: Challenges and Opportunities in Working
with Metadata for Unusual Content Types

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11 am Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1 pm Central, and 2 pm Eastern time.

Description: This webinar focuses on challenges and opportunities in
working with metadata for unusual types of content; for example: datasets,
3D models, geospatial data, born digital, oral histories. Topics may
include the creation, management, and/or preservation of these types of

Learning outcomes:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will:


   have learned strategies and methods for metadata curation and discovery
   for new and unique resource types. The presentations will have provided the
   audience with real life examples of metadata for unusual types of content.
   The participants will be able to apply this knowledge in their own future

   be able to employ strategies and methods for long term preservation and
   access of metadata for unique types of materials.

Who should attend?

Librarians, Project Managers, Faculty, Researchers

Presenters and Moderators:

Presenters: Nathan Hall, Jasmine Clark, Monique Lassere

Moderators: Ilda Cardenas, Rachel B. Turner, Mingyan Li

Nathan Hall is an associate professor at Virginia Tech University
Libraries, where he directs Digital Imaging and Preservation Services. He
was the Principal Investigator on LIB3DVR, an IMLS grant awarded in 2017 to
study and develop library strategy for 3D and virtual reality collection
development and reuse.

Jasmine Clark is the Digital Scholarship Librarian at Temple University.
Her primary areas of research in the DSC are accessibility and metadata in
emerging technology. Currently, she is co-leading The Virtual Blockson, a
project to recreate the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection in
virtual reality, while also doing research in 3D metadata and the
development of Section 508 compliant guidelines for virtual reality

Monique Lassere is the Digital Archivist at Houghton Library at Harvard
University. Monique specializes in digital preservation, born-digital
archives, asset management, and information consulting. She combines her
critical-thinking skills fostered from a humanities background with
technical skills in programming languages and metadata transformation in
order to advance methods in digital asset management and research.


Registration Fees:  Core Member $43; Non-member $59; Group rate $129

For additional information and access to registration links, please go to
the following website:


Core webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording
shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration at ala.org

For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, please contact
freuland at ala.org
Posted on behalf of the Core Continuing Education Committee.
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