Metadata basics: describing research data
Metadata is information that describes a resource (i.e. data about data). When used effectively, metadata helps with usability, discovery, and storage of research. After completing this workshop, participants will be able to articulate what metadata is and how it is used, select a metadata standard that best suits their project and discipline, and select an appropriate tool for creating and maintaining metadata. Case studies and examples will be used to demonstrate metadata application and impact.
Pre-requisites: None; this workshop is for beginners
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- Tuesday, March 2, 2021
- 10:00am - 11:30am
- Mark Goodwin, Eka Grguric & Amber Saundry