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Metadata Trainers: Bruce Godfrey

WORKSHOPS

Duration: Typically, one full day

Abstract:

GETTING TO KNOW METADATA
Introduction to the concept, principles, and value of metadata. Review of the CSDGM. Overview of metadata collection/management tools and the FGDC Clearinghouse. Demonstration of a few metadata creation, management, and validation tool options such as SMMS, ArcCatalog, NOAA MetaData Collection Tool Extension for ArcView, Corpsmet95, and mp.
Primarily focused toward beginner and intermediate metadata creators.
Workshops can be tailored to the needs of an individual or organization. If the facilities permit, "hands-on" training can be incorporated into the workshop.

Costs:
Workshops have no fee associated with them and are conducted at facilities that donate the space and equipment.

Tools:
SMMS
ArcCatalog
NOAA Metadata Collection Tool for ArcView
Corpsmet
mp
Others on request

Disciplines: All GIS users and anyone else interested in metadata.

Experience:
Co-presenter for "Metadata Breakout Session" in Boise, Idaho at the Idaho Geographic Information Advisory Committee (IGIAC) Meeting with Frank Roberts (Coeur d'Alene Tribe GIS). (November 2, 2000).
Co-host for "Getting To Know Metadata" workshop in Plummer, Idaho with Frank Roberts. (June 14, 2000).
Co-host for "Getting To Know Metadata" workshop in Boise, Idaho with Frank Roberts. (May 26, 2000).
Completed the FGDC course "Train the Metadata Trainer". (March, 2000).
Responsible for maintaining metadata and Clearinghouse Node for INSIDE Idaho (http://inside.uidaho.edu). (January, 2000 - current).

Limitations: Primarily Idaho. Possibly surrounding states.

Contact Information:
UI Library -- Rayburn Street
Moscow, ID 83843-2353
USA
organization: INSIDE Idaho
phone: 208.885.6463
fax: 208.885.6817
email: godf0084@uidaho.edu
website: http://inside.uidaho.edu

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2006 04:47 PM
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