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 <http://www.palinet.org/ep_workshops_wsdesc.aspx?WSID=328> When: December 4-5, 2006 Where: Princeton University Library, Princeton, New Jersey Presenters: Rhonda Marker, Rutgers University and Jennifer Lang, Princeton University 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: <https://programs.regweb.com/palinet/06FMSA124PHL/> Cost per person: PALINET Member $300 FEDLINK, SOLINET Member $350 Nonmember $400 Transportation: <http://www.princeton.edu/main/visiting/travel/> 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: <http://www.princeton.edu/main/visiting/aroundcampus/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: <http://www.princeton.edu/main/visiting/region/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. <http://www.campustravel.com/university/princeton/visit2.> 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.