Metadata 101

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Table of Contents

Metadata 101

Outline

Environment Scan

How big?

Metadata

Metadata basics

Metadata

Why metadata?

Discovery

Retrieval

So what’s the big fuss?

Concepts to know:

Concepts to know (cont.):

Concepts to know (cont.):

Dublin Core 101

“Dublin Core”

International in Scope

Dublin Core Metadata Element Set (DCMES)

“Rules” for DCMES

Dublin Core Metadata Element Set (DCMES) (cont.)

Selected Standards

Selected metadata standards

Metadata transport standards

Character Encoding

Who uses metadata?

Elementary students

Publishers, authors

Webmasters

Librarians

Academia

Applying Dublin Core

CORC

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Author: Sandy McIntyre Colby