Metadata Trainers: Karen Like
Each workshop is a 1/2 day, but the schedule and content can be adjusted as needed.
INTRODUCTION TO METADATA
An introduction to the value of metadata. Review the history of metadata, explain how to read the CSDGM, learn metadata terminology, and begin a plan on how to create metadata. Define steps to implement metadata at an organizational level.
WRITING QUALITY METADATA
A course to get you into the metadata frame of mind. Focuses thinking on developing metadata at the time of data creation, writing metadata so that it will be useful over time, and developing a personal template. Requires a general understanding of the CSDGM.
Costs: Contact the Indiana Geological Survey for Information
Workshops do not use software tools. Emphasis is on the quality of the metadata content.
Disciplines: General ESRI GIS, Geology, State and local government
Completed the NBII/FGDC 3 day train-the-metadata-trainer, March 2002
Chair of the Indiana Geological Survey metadata working group
Taught Introduction to Metadata, Indiana GIS Conference, February 2002
Conducted in-house 1 day training for all IGS employees (AM Intro, PM Quality) with the metadata working group, Summer 2002
Limitations: midwest US, USA
611 N Walnut Grove
Bloomington, IN 47405-2208
organization: Indiana Geological Survey
web site: http://igs.indiana.edu