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Library & Archives Solutions Pte Ltd proudly presents this 1-day introductory training on Metadata and Discovery.

Who should attend:

The training is suitable for Librarians, Archivists, Cataloguers, Curators and all those who are responsible for knowledge organisations and management.

Date/Venue: 4 Feb 2020 | Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

National Library Building,
100 Victoria Street
VBR Room, Level 1
Singapore 188064

 

Registration:

Course Fee of $400/person
(Limited to 30 participants)

Payment is non-refundable upon successful registration

Training Objectives:

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  1. Gain an overview of the standards and principles in Metadata applications
  2. Identify different type of Metadata and their uses
  3. Describe content resources effectively for discovery

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Course Description

This course aims to provide an easy understanding of the principles of content description and how they can be applied to improve resource discovery. Based on library metadata creation and implementation including the creation of knowledge organisation systems such as taxonomies, the coverage will also include metadata use in other knowledge domains like museums and archives.

In recent years, the notion of structured data which has been the backbone of library discovery systems for decades, was given a new lease of life with the release of a metadata schema called schema.org by Internet search engines Google, Yahoo, Yandex & Microsoft’s Bing. Complementing this is the use of knowledge bases comprising of entities to support consistency in indexing and linking of related data.

This course will also provide a brief update on the most recent developments in metadata applications in managing digital content and resources today. As an introductory course, participants will learn how to create metadata and analyse its usefulness.

Questions? Contact enquiry@laas.com.sg