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Metadata Standards and Applications Workshop: December 4-5, 2006 Jennifer Lang 15 Nov 2006 20:08 UTC

What: Metadata Standards and Applications Workshop sponsored by PALINET
When: December 4-5, 2006
Where: Princeton University Library, Princeton, New Jersey
Presenters: Rhonda Marker, Rutgers University and Jennifer Lang, Princeton

This two-day workshop presents 21st century bibliographic control concepts,
including metadata standards and applications. The goal of the workshop is
to relate what library staff already know about library catalog metadata to
digital library metadata, thereby preparing staff to apply their current
knowledge to new areas.

At the end of this workshop you will be able to:

Describe the make up of a digital library Distinguish between a variety of
metadata models Identify a number of metadata standards and applications
Consider the application and monitoring of metadata developments Define a
number of terms related to metadata and digital libraries

Online Registration: <>

Cost per person:

PALINET Member $300
Nonmember $400

Transportation:  <>
Princeton is equidistant from New York and Philadelphia, and is easy to
reach by public transportation or by car.  The closest and most conveniently
accessed international airport is Newark Liberty International.  The
University is easily accessible by train, which runs along the Northeast
Corridor line and also stops at the Newark airport.
Both Amtrak and New Jersey Transit trains stop at Princeton Junction, and
the south end of campus is a five-minute connecting train ride away.

Parking:  <>
Visitors coming to campus on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. may park in
remote Lot 21, near Jadwin Gym.  A free campus shuttle operates frequently
from Lots 7 and 21 during weekdays until the early evening.  Allow an extra
15-20 minutes travel time for the shuttle to bring you to Firestone Library.

Lodging:  <>
The greater Princeton area has a wide variety of hotel, motel, inn, and bed
and breakfast accommodations. A small number of inns are within walking
distance of the University, with most a short drive away.  The University
lists several hotels and inns in the area.
<>  Only the Nassau
Inn (hotel) and the Peacock Inn (15-room inn) are in Princeton and within
walking distance to the campus.  All the other hotels will require a car or
cab ride.  The special Princeton University hotel rates quoted for each
hotel are for University-sponsored business travel.  Hotels may, at their
discretion, extend these rates to individuals visiting campus.

Contact the specific hotels for rates and availability.