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.
Prerequisites: 
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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