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Metadata and Digital Library Development
an ALCTS and Library of Congress Workshop

January 9-10, 2008
Philadelphia, PA

ALA MidWinter Event Code: AS1


In an applied, exercise-based context, this two-day workshop introduces practicing catalogers to metadata implementation considerations and processes in a digital library development context. The goal of the workshop is to prepare attendees to serve as metadata specialists in digital library projects.

Topics covered will include:

  • Data and functionality
  • Metadata conversion and mapping
  • Creating data workflows
  • Digital library development teams
  • Additional Information

This workshop is part of the “Cataloging for the 21st Century” continuing education series, which offers practicing catalogers instruction in bibliographic control practices that will help them continue to play a significant role in shaping library services in the emerging digital information environment.

Dates & Location

January 9-10, 2008

The University of the Arts
Hunt Room
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102



Jennifer Lang, Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ
Barrie Howard, Digital Library Federation, Washington, DC



Register using the Midwinter Meeting Registration Form.  MidWinter Event Code: AS1

Note: This workshop is being held prior to the ALA Midwinter Meeting.  You do NOT need to register for the Midwinter Meeting (Jan. 11-16) to attend this workshop.  Just complete the registration form and indicate you'd like to attend the ALCTS Metadata and Digital Library Development Workshop.

Advance Registration Fee Structure for this Workshop:  (Register by November 30, 2007)

ALCTS Member: $339  

ALA Member: $379 

Non-Member: $429 

Student/Retired: $160 



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Last Revised: November 14, 2007

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ALCTS Metadata and Digital Library Development workshop on January 9-10, 2008 in Philadelphia.