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Metadata Overview and Creation with MetaRaider Workshop - Shelley Barba and Matt McEniry

 2-3 Learning Outcomes:

1. Participants will learn an overview of what metadata is and how it can be used in the description of their data and projects.

2. Participants will become familiar with the MetaRaider online client.

3. Participants will receive a crash course on Dublin Core metadata schema description and how they can create their own records using MetaRaider.

Main ideas, concepts, takeaways from session:

  1. Learn what metadata is, how it’s used, and how to create it.

  2. Learn how to tailor your own metadata to your research and collections using the MetaRaider online client.

  3. Become familiar with resources and personnel available at the library that can help you with your project metadata.

Abstract: 

Metadata is data about data. That explanation seems simple and complicated all at the same time. Surely, there must be more to the word? There is, and this workshop will give you a crash course in how metadata can be used for your research and collections. Texas Tech librarians have developed an online client called MetaRaider to make a complicated task into one that everyone can do. Participants in this workshop will learn the purpose of metadata, how it’s used in description, how to tailor their own metadata using MetaRaider, and become familiar with the personnel and resource available at the library that can specifically help with metadata.

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Presenter(s): Matt McEniry, Shelley Barba

 

Date:
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Lab 150
Campus:
University Library
Categories:
Workshops

Event Organizer

Denise Caspell

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