This workshop covers the processes by which institutions customize existing metadata standards, exchange and harvest metadata, transform metadata from one standard to another and migrate metadata to a newer standard. Topics to be covered include: metadata quality factors, application profiles, the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, metadata crosswalks and stylesheets.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Understand why institutions want to customize metadata
  • Analyze the role of application profiles in customizing application profiles
  • Understand the role of XML namespaces
  • Outline the process of creating an application profile
  • Learn methods of exchanging, transforming and migrating metadata
Target Audience: 
Any staff involved with cataloging, metadata or digital initiatives wanting an overview of how metadata is customized transformed, exchanged and migrated.
Completion of Metadata Basics or similar knowledge and experience with XML.
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  • December 14, 2015
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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