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On June 7 and 8, the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) will host a virtual preconference that will bring the conference experience to you. We Can Do It, You Can Too! Metadata Automation For Everyone is a two-day virtual preconference that consists of two 90-minute sessions on automating descriptive metadata creation and automating legacy data cleanup projects. Registration is open, so sign up early to make sure you get a spot.
Sponsored by: Metadata Interest Group.
Co-sponsored by: ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group, ALCTS Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group, and the ALCTS Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group.
As the pressure mounts to digitize all the things!," the need to upload new digital material quickly, efficiently and accurately while maintaining established standards for discovery and interoperability becomes essential. This virtual preconference, which takes place June 7-8, will explore methods for meeting these expectations including leveraging existing archival data, batch processing, vocabulary reconciliation and other techniques.
Automating Descriptive Metadata Creation: Tools and Workflows
Tuesday, June 7, 1 2:30 p.m. Central, 2 3:30 p.m. Eastern, noon 1:30 p.m. Mountain, 11 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Pacific
Topics and Presenters:
- Migrating ETDs from Dublin Core to MODS: Automated Processes for Metadata Enhancement, Presented by Annie Glerum, Head of Complex Cataloging, Florida State University Libraries and Dominique Bortmas, Metadata Librarian, University of Southern Florida Libraries
- Finding a New Metadata M.O. : Metadata Automation on a Budget at a Medium-Sized Institution, Presented by Joseph R. Nicholson, Metadata Librarian at University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Automating Legacy Data Cleanup Projects
Wednesday, June 8, 1 2:30 p.m. Central, 2 3:30 p.m. Eastern, noon 1:30 p.m. Mountain, 11 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Pacific
Topics and Presenters:
- Editing Legacy Metadata for ETDs: Description of a Best Practice Using the MARCEdit Plug-In Tool, Presented by Marielle Veve, Metadata Librarian at University of North Florida
- Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Large-Scale Metadata Remediation Effort, Presented by Maggie Dickson, Metadata Architect at Duke University
For more information about what will be presented, visit the ALCTS Conference web site.