Resources for an introductory session on metadata (courtesy of Amber Billey and Melanie Wacker, Columbia University Libraries):
Read/explore the Dublin Core Use Guide.
- Gilliland, Anne. (2008). “Setting the Stage,” in Introduction to Metadata.
- Gill, Tony (2008). “Metadata and the Web,” in Introduction to Metadata.
- Riley, Jenn. National Information Standards Organization. Understanding Metadata: What is metadata and what is it for. Bethesda: NISO Press, 2017. http://www.niso.org/apps/group_public/download.php/17446
- Elings, Mary W. and Günter Waibel. “Metadata for All: Descriptive Standards and Metadata Sharing across Libraries, Archives and Museums.” First Monday 12:3 (2007).
Presentation from introduction to metadata for FAB-Musiconis, December 7, 2016 (Amber Billey, Columbia University Libraries): http://bit.ly/metamusiconis
(For an example of an ongoing medieval manuscript project at Columbia based on Dublin Core with custom metadata, see chantmanuscripts.omeka.net)