Introduction to Metadata
17 July 2013 - Full-day course: 10.00 - 16.30
£150 per full-day course / £275 for two-day Video Production course
This course is designed specifically to help you consider how to effectively incorporate metadata into the fabric of your digital collections, through explanation, discussion and practical activities.
- Importance of metadata for digital collections
- Choosing appropriate standards for your collection
- Metadata for different communities (e.g. museums, libraries, archives)
- Metadata for different purposes (e.g. retrieval, administration, preservation)
- Metadata for different media (e.g. still images, video, audio)
- Different types of metadata (e.g. categories, controlled vocabularies, subject classifications)
- Introduction to storing metadata (e.g. databases, image tagging, XML)
- Introduction to some alternative approaches (e.g. content-based retrieval, user-created metadata)
- Critical review of real world examples
Anyone new to describing and cataloguing digital media. Some previous knowledge of metadata will be useful but not essential.
Unless otherwise stated all of our training is run in our training suite at the University of Bristol.
IT Services R&D / ILRT
University of Bristol
8-10 Berkeley Square
t 0117 331 4447