Advanced Preservation Metadata: How to Make it Happen

This class builds on Introduction to preservation metadata by providing a walk-through of the PREMIS Data Dictionary.

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This class builds on Introduction to Preservation Metadata by providing a walk-through of the PREMIS Data Dictionary. It reviews the information that is considered necessary within that standard to preserve digital assets and how they are recorded and used. It considers a range of implementation options and explores how different institutions have used the PREMIS semantic units in preservation systems.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge of semantic units in the PREMIS Data Dictionary and how they apply to different types of digital objects
  • Explore different methods of creating and storing preservation metadata
  • Look at use cases for different preservation metadata implementations
  • Understand how PREMIS interacts with other types of preservation metadata

Instructor: Rebecca Guenther

Rebecca Guenther has over 35 years of experience in national libraries, primarily working on metadata standards. Most of that time was at the Library of Congress developing national and international metadata standards, including MARC 21, MODS, PREMIS, METS, and ISO language codes. She has served on numerous national and international standards committees, several as chair, has published widely in professional literature, and has given many workshops and presentations. She is currently a consultant on metadata issues based in New York. In addition to Lyrasis some of her previous and current consultancies include the Library of Congress (working on BIBFRAME and PREMIS), the New York Art Resources Consortium, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the Metropolitan New York Library Council. She has taught a graduate class on metadata in NYU's Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program for the past five years.

Frequency: offered 1 time a year, Spring

Registrations for this class must be received at least one week before the class date. Registrants should receive an email offering detailed login and setup instructions. Please call 800.999.8558 if you do not receive this email at least three days before the class. This class is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

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