May 28, 2022

Video Presentation: Rebecca Guenther on "Change in the Digital Age: Metadata Trends for Libraries"

Here’s a video (it runs one hour) of Rebecca Guenther’s November 16, 2011 metadata trends presentation at the Metropolitan New York Library Council.

The event was sponsored by METRO and ACRL/NY.

Metadata has become a key piece in managing and discovering information resources in the digital environment. This event is intended for professionals and students who are interested in learning about the current and future metadata environment in libraries and other cultural heritage institutions. The presenter will briefly review metadata standards and applications with a particular focus on digital resources and describe how they are changing as the availability of data on the Internet has exploded and new methods of finding resources have emerged. The program will highlight trends in the metadata arena, particularly focusing on descriptive and technical metadata standards and how changes might affect institutions creating and maintaining metadata for library and other resources.

Direct to Video: “Change in the Digital Age: Metadata Trends for Libraries

Learn More About Rebecca’s Guenther’s MANY accomplishment’s in this Digital Pioneer Profile (via The Signal, Library of Congress).




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