Metadata Mixology: Tools for Stirring and Shaking Up Metadata Workflows (Virtual)

  • June 22, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Event (Zoom)



Join three experienced metadata managers for a morning of presentations on choosing the best methods for your metadata workflows, whether you're engaged in cleanup or simply want to improve efficiency. Topics will include introductions to Tidy Data, and demonstrations of OpenRefine and the command line, plus advice on setting up your system for these workflows and knowing when it’s time to call IT. 

Session schedule: 

  •  9:00 - Introductions
  • 9:15 - 10:00    Tidy Data and Metadata Workflows
  • 10:00 - 10:45  OpenRefine Basics
  • -- Break / Office Hours-- 
  • 11:15 - 12:00  Command Line and Programming Languages
  • 12:00 - 12:30  Writing Your Recipe: Evaluating Options for Your Needs
  • 12:30 - 1:00    Q & A and Closing

Presented by Helen Baer (Head, Digital Repositories Unit, Colorado State University), Amber D'Ambrosio (Special Collections and Archives Librarian, Colorado Mesa University), and Katie Fletcher (Metadata Coordinator, CU Boulder Libraries)

Free for SRMA Members and students

Non-Members: $30

The Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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