[Eril-l] Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Metadata

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Mon Mar 1 14:15:00 PST 2021

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Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Metadata

Session 2: April 5 – May 14

This six-week course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of
metadata, including:


   Similarities and differences between cataloging and metadata

   Descriptive, technical, and administrative metadata schema

   Content standards and controlled vocabularies

   Approaches to metadata creation and transformation

   Metadata project design

At the end of this course, attendees will be able to:


   Understand different types of metadata, content standards, and
   controlled vocabularies and their fit for purpose

   Describe content using a metadata schema, content standard, and
   controlled vocabulary of their choice

   Understand reasons and methods for metadata transformation

   Design a metadata project based on real-world scenarios that are
   provided in the course materials



   Gretchen Gueguen, Digital Projects and Communications Manager at PALCI
   (Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc.)

   Jennifer Roper, Director, Digital Strategies, University of Virginia

   Marcia Barrett, Cataloging and Metadata Strategies Librarian at
   University of California, Santa Cruz

   Maggie Dull, Head of Metadata Strategies, University of Rochester’s
   River Campus Libraries

See the Fundamentals of Metadata
<http://www.ala.org/core/fundamentals-metadata> website for more


$139 Core Member and  $169 Non-member

How to Register

To register, complete the online form
or register by mail

Registration Deadline

Registration for each course is limited to 20 people. For courses that are
not sold out, online and fax registration ends at 12 noon CDT on the Monday
before the course begins. Mailed registration forms must be postmarked by
two Mondays prior to the course start date.


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 web courses, contact Tom Ferren, Core
Continuing Education Program Officer at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or
tferren at ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the Core Continuing Education Committee.
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