Metadata Standards and Crosswalks (Amigos)

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Course Overview

Metadata Standards and Crosswalks will provide information about evaluating, adapting, and providing metadata for both born-digital and digitized materials.

The course will explore the following topics: - Content standards: AACR2, DACS and CCO, with some information on RDA - Common metadata schemas: IPTC, Dublin Core, and MARC-XML - Metadata crosswalks and transformations - Application profiles for Dublin Core and other metadata standards - Other types of metadata, including technical, preservation and rights metadata Learning Objectives - Describe how different content standards approach the construction of titles and names - Compare different descriptive metadata standards - Examine methods of transforming metadata from one standard to another - Recognize how application profiles guide the application of metadata standards - Examine other types of metadata including preservation, technical, structural and rights metadata.


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Course Length

8.0 Hours (4 days / 2-hour sessions per day)

Course Format

Live Online


Subject Area

Cataloging and Metadata


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