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Introduction to Image Metadata

Organisation
JISC
Location
ILRT, 8-10 Berkeley Square, Bristol, BS8 1HH
Country

United Kingdom

Language
English
Learning Objectives
-Importance of metadata for image collections
-Choosing appropriate standards for your collection
-Metadata for different communities (e.g. museums, libraries, archives)
-Metadata for different purposes (e.g. retrieval, administration, preservation)
-Different types of metadata (e.g. categories, controlled vocabularies, subject classifications)
-Introduction to storing image metadata (e.g. databases, image tagging, XML)
-Introduction to some alternative approaches (e.g. content-based retrieval, user-created metadata)
-Critical review of real world examples
Training Fee
£150 for participants from UK Higher or Further Education. £175 for participants from government, charities, libraries, galleries or museums
Target Audience1
Practical
Website
http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/training/courses/introduction-to-image-metadata
Contact E-Mail
info@jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk
Date
16 Nov 2011 10:00am - 04:30pm

This course is designed specifically to help you consider how to effectively incorporate metadata into the fabric of your image collection, through explanation, discussion and practical activities.
Audience: anyone new to describing and cataloguing images. Some previous knowledge of metadata will be useful but not essential.

1. Based on DPOE audience levels.

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