|Materials for Instructors||Materials for Sponsors|
|Trainee Manual [PDF: 6MB / 178 pp.]||Guidelines for Sponsoring a Workshop|
|Instructor's Manual [PDF: 3.2MB / 246 pp.]||Needs Assessment Form [PDF: 24KB; 2 pp.]|
|Powerpoint Slides [PPT: 4.9MB]||List of Trainers [PDF: 76 KB / 2 pp.]|
|Certificate of Completion [Word: 24KB / 1 p.]|
Current Version: 1a (March 2008)
In an applied, exercise-based context, the Metadata and Digital Library Development course introduces participants to metadata implementation considerations and processes in a digital library development context. Course goals include:
- Understand digital library design and development processes
- Explore the relationship between data/metadata and system functionality
- Understand the motivations and strategies for metadata conversion
- Understand metadata workflow design
- Appreciate the role of metadata and metadata work in digital library development project
- Recognize the role and contributions of the metadata specialist on a digital library project team
The workshop is ideal for practicing catalogers who want to prepare to serve as metadata specialists in digital library projects.
The course is designed as a two-day workshop, consisting of 11.75 hours of instruction.