Saturday, November 17, 2007

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

From the Metadata discussion list.

There is limited space available for
ALCTS Metadata and Digital Library Development Workshop
January 9-10, 2008 in Philadelphia, PA

Advance registration ends November 30th

Metadata and Digital Library Development, an ALCTS/Library of Congress Workshop

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. This workshop prepares attendees to serve as metadata specialists in digital library projects.

Session 1: Introduction To Digital Library System Objectives, Functionality, And Metadata

Session 2: Understanding Functional Requirements

Session 3: Metadata And Functionality

Session 4: Metadata Conversion: Enhancement And Mapping

Session 5: Metadata Workflows

Session 6: Digital Library Development Project Exercise

  • Barrie Howard, Digital Library Federation, Washington, DC
  • Jennifer Lang, Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ
Attendance is limited to 35 people.

If the session fills up before you have a chance to register, we'll consider repeating the workshop at a later date.

To learn more about this event or to register, see the ALCTS Web site at: or contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Education & Meetings, at 50 E Huron; Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 545-2433 ext. 5034; or

ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association.

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