Metadata for Digital Objects training course offered in April

The Texas Digital Library will offer two courses this April through the TDL Training Program hosted at Baylor University in Waco.

For more information about the courses, including how to register, go to the TDL Training page.

NEW!  Descriptive Metadata for Digital Objects

Monday, April 18, 2011| 9 AM – 4 PM

This new course designed and led by the TDL Metadata Working Group provides students with an understanding of descriptive metadata through hands-on experience in creating descriptive metadata records for digital objects.

Possible audience includes repository managers, catalogers, metadata specialists, students, or anyone who works with digital objects.

Creating and Editing a TDL Research Wiki (cancelled)

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 | 9 AM – 12 PM

In this course, students receive instruction on the use, support, and promotion of wikis for scholarly and instructional purposes. Students gain hands-on experience using MediaWiki, the open-source software employed by the TDL Research Wiki service.

This course is intended for university staff, librarians, and TDL members wishing to provide support for wikis to institutions’ faculty and staff. Individual faculty and staff members interested in setting up a wiki are also encouraged to attend.

About the TDL Training Program

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) welcomes faculty and staff from all TDL member institutions to participate in low-cost training courses offered through the TDL Training Program. These courses provide expert instruction and hands-on experience related to services and technologies hosted by Texas Digital Library for its member institutions.

TDL member Baylor University hosts all sessions of the TDL Training Program. For more information about location and cost, visit the TDL training page. To register for any course, visit the registration page hosted by Baylor.

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