Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Event: Metadata and Digital Library Development, Jan. 9 - 10, 2008

Metadata and Digital Library Development: an ALCTS and Library of Congress Workshop
January 9-10, 2008
Philadelphia, PA

Description: In an applied, exercise-based context, this two-day workshop introduces practicing catalogers to metadata implementation considerations and processes in a digital library development context. The goal of the workshop is to prepare attendees to serve as metadata specialists in digital library projects.

Topics covered will include:
Data and functionality
Metadata conversion and mapping
Creating data workflows
Digital library development teams
Additional Information: This workshop is part of the “Cataloging for the 21st Century” continuing education series, which offers practicing catalogers instruction in bibliographic control practices that will help them continue to play a significant role in shaping library services in the emerging digital information environment. Check the web site for more info at: OR:

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