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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Metadata

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 12:45 pm to Friday, September 1, 2017 - 12:45 pm

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Metadata

Session 1: July 24 - September 1, 2017

This six-week course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of metadata, including:

  • Similarities and differences between cataloging and metadata

  • Descriptive, technical, and administrative metadata schema

  • Content standards and controlled vocabularies

  • Approaches to metadata creation and transformation

  • Metadata project design


  • Ivey Glendon, Manager for Metadata Analysis & Design, University of Virginia Library

  • Jennifer Roper, Interim Senior Director for Collections Access & Discovery, University of Virginia Library

See the Fundamentals of Metadata website for more information.


$139 ALCTS Member and  $169 Non-member

How to Register

To register, complete theonline form orregister by mail.

Registration Deadline

Registration for each course is limited to 20 people. For courses that are not sold out, online and fax registration ends at 12 noon CDT on the Monday before the course begins. Mailed registration forms must be postmarked by two Mondays prior to the course start date.


For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org.