I don't know anything about LibraryJuice so can't vouch for the quality of these courses, but they might be of interest to some on this list.  


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Subject: [lita-l] Certificate in XML and RDF-Based Systems (online course series)
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:25:25 -0800
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Certificate in XML and RDF-Based Systems

In this 6-course certificate program, you will gain competency as a coder in XML and RDF-based systems that create, transform, manage, and disseminate content and metadata. Typically, these are the structures at the heart of content management systems, repositories, and digital libraries. Topics covered include XML fundamentals, XPath, DTDs and Schemas, standard markup languages, XSLT and Xquery, the semantic web, RDFa and RDFa Lite, RSS, ontologies and linked data, and the SPARQL semantic query language and protocol.

These courses work best if taken in sequence, as the sequence builds on knowledge gained, but we have no formal prerequisites in place. If you want to take them out of sequence, feel free to contact us to see if it makes sense based on your background knowledge.

You can register for all six courses in the certificate program at a 10% discount, or, register for the whole series this month and get a free enrollment in Grace Agnew's Mechanics of Metadata course, taking place in January. It is also possible to register for the classes individually.

The courses in the certificate program are taught by Robert Chavez. Robert holds a PhD in Classical Studies from Indiana University. From 1994-1999 he worked in the Library Electronic Text Resource Service at Indiana University Bloomington as an electronic text specialist. From 1999-2007 Robert worked at Tufts University at the Perseus Project and the Digital Collections and Archives as a programmer, digital humanist, and institutional repository program manager. He currently works for the New England Journal of Medicine as Content Applications Architect.

You can read an interview with Robert about this course series:

Thanks for your attention. Please forward this message to interested parties.

Library Juice Academy
P.O. Box 188784
Sacramento, CA 95818
Tel. 218-260-6115
Fax 916-415-5446

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