FREE upcoming webinars from NEFLIN

Metadata Customization, Exchange, Transformation and Migration: Webinar (07/07/16)

This 2-hour online workshop will cover 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

 

Virtual Trainer:          Bill Walker, Amigos Library Services

Date:                           Thursday, July 7,  2016

Time:                          11:00 am – 1:00 pm, EST

Location:                    Online

Register                     HERE

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Metadata Relationships: Webinar (07/21/16)

This 2-hour online workshop will focus on the role of expressing relationships in metadata to enhance resource discovery. Topics to be covered:

  • How the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard maintains links between metadata and the resources they describe
  • How the Semantic Web, RDF and Linked Data semantically articulate relationships between entities to aggregate metadata components and enable users to find resources related to their research interests
  • The Bibliographic Framework (BibFrame) as an application of RDF and its potential as a replacement for MARC 21

 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe the role of relationships in enabling resource acquisition
  • Identify technologies for articulating relationships in metadata
  • Assess the current status and potential of BibFrame as a replacement for MARC

 

Virtual Trainer:          Bill Walker, Amigos Library Services

Date:                           Thursday, July 21, 2016

Time:                          11:00 am – 1:00 pm, EST

Location:                    Online

Register                     HERE

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How to Register

To register, click on the links above for the sessions you would like to attend, or visit NEFLIN’s full training calendar at http://neflin.org/training/classes/

 

Event Fees

Staff from Florida libraries may register for these workshops at no charge.  Priority will be given to NEFLIN members.  See all NEFLIN CE policies at http://www.neflin.org/training.

 

Contact

For questions about registration, contact NEFLIN at register@neflin.org.