NYLINK & ALCTS Event: Metadata Standards & Applications

via NYLINE Listserv.

Metadata Standards and Applications
Co-sponsored with ALCTS
April 19 & 20
Central New York Library Resources Council
Syracuse, NY


Presents 21st century bibliographic control concepts, including metadata standards and applications. The goal of the course is to relate what attendees already know about library catalog metadata to digital library metadata, thereby preparing them to apply their current knowledge to new areas. This workshop is designed for practicing catalogers (with or without MLS degrees) from all types of libraries, with a working knowledge of MARC and concepts of bibliographic control. The workshop explores the following topics:

  • Introduction to digital libraries
  • Metadata models
  • Overview of metadata standards and applications
  • Metadata interoperability and distribution
  • Controlled vocabulary use in metadata
  • Application profiles
  • Quality considerations and monitoring metadata developments


  • Susan Pyzynski, Harvard University
  • Diane Hillmann, Cornell Univeristy

Conference fee includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch both days.
Cost is $320 for Nylink and ALCTS members and $360 for non-members.
For more information or to register please go to our website at:

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