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INFO-663 Metadata Design

3 Credits

Students will explore the principles of resource description with an overview of metadata standards commonly used in digital collections and cultural heritage setting. The overview covers metadata structure standards, metadata value standards (cataloging rules and controlled vocabularies), and metadata syntaxes. Students will develop metadata application profiled, with an emphasis on the design of documentation and metadata entry forms. Additional topics include: Technical and preservation metadata, rights metadata, metadata interoperability, metadata for local contexts, and Linked Data.