Metadata for Digital Resources


This course will provide a comprehensive and practical introduction to metadata for digital collections. The course will provide students knowledge of the kinds and uses of metadata commonly found in digital collections. Students will learn about and use specific schema, such as Dublin Core, MODS, and VRA Core, to describe and organize digital resources. The course will also provide an overview of XML, linked data, and metadata interoperability, quality, and sharing. 

This course may be applied toward earning the Certificate in Archives and Cultural Heritage Resources and Services, the Certificate in Data and Knowledge Management, the Certificate in Digital Curation, or the Certificate in Digital Libraries.

Offered in fall and spring. Visit "Course Search" on MyDU to view course schedules.

Course Number: 
LIS 882