Metadata for CONTENTdm

This two-hour live online class will introduce students to the basics of Dublin Core and describe and explain how to create good, well-crafted Dublin Core records in CONTENTdm.

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This two-hour online class will help you lay some of the basic groundwork needed to understand the Dublin core elements and to adapt the CONTENTdm administrative template to incorporate best practices.
Learning Outcomes

· Understand the basic Dublin Core elements
· Identify best practices within the field
· Adapt the CONTENTdm administrative template to reflect Dublin Core best practice

Intended Audience:

This class is ideal for catalogers, volunteer catalogers and those involved in a CONTENTdm project for the first time. It may also be useful for those that want to acquire knowledge of Dublin Core and the CONTENTdm interface. It is also ideal for anyone simply interested in knowing more about the schema and how it may be applied in all kinds of digital projects.


Previous attendance of Starting Right: Digital Project Management Planning is preferred, but not mandatory for registration.


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.

Time: All live online classes are in Eastern time.

Please see Technical Requirements for online classes and events.


You may register using one of two methods:

    Register Online
    Click on "Register" above.
    PDF Form
    Print out the registration form and fax it to LYRASIS at 404.892.7879.