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Metadata Trainers: Mark Kotz

WORKSHOPS

Duration: Workshops last 2 to 3 hours, depending on needs of participants.

Abstract:
Semi-annual workshops (based on need) including:

    - General training on metadata (purpose, importance, etc.)
    - Specific training on the Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines.
    - The "DataLogr" metadata entry tool available for free to public sector users in Minnesota.
    - Other options for metadata entry.
    - Use of MetroGIS Data Finder web site and Clearinghouse node.
    - How to contribute metadata to Data Finder and the Clearinghouse.
    - Options for distributing data via this mechanism.


Costs:

Workshops are open to MetroGIS participant organizations in the 7-county Twin Cities metropolitan area and are expected to be free. Workshops are held in St. Paul, MN.

Tools: DataLogr metadata entry software will be available.

Disciplines: All GIS users and other interested folks.

Experience:
MN GIS/LIS Conference metadata workshop 1996
MN GIS/LIS conference metadata workshop 1997
MN GIS/LIS conference metadata workshop 1998
MetroGIS Metadata Workshop 1998

Limitations:
MetroGIS participant organizations in the 7-county Twin Cities metropolitan area. This includes, but is not limited to, all public sector organizations.

Contact Information:
230 East Fifth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101-1626
USA
organization: Metropolitan Council
phone: 651.602.1644
fax: 651.602.1674
email: mark.kotz@metc.state.mn.us

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2006 05:47 PM
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