Metadata and Digital Library Development

ALCTS Preconference. June 26-27, 2008, ALA Annual Conference, Anaheim, California.

In an applied, exercise-based context, this two-day workshop introduces practicing catalogers to digital library metadata implementation considerations and prepares attendees to serve as metadata specialists in digital library projects. Topics include: introduction to digital library systems and metadata; the role of the metadata specialist in design and implementation of digital library projects; metadata enhancement and mapping.

This workshop is part of the LC Cataloging Distribution Service/ALCTS "Cataloging for the 21st Century" continuing education series.


  • Jennifer Lang, Princeton University Library
  • Barrie Howard, Digital Library Federation