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Metadata Workshops

A series of metadata workshops were conducted during the 2003 to 2004 academic year, starting from 17th November 2003.

The workshop activities entailed:

  • metadata and standards;
  • the benefits of metadata;
  • the Go-Geo! portal;
  • the FE/HE Metadata Application Profile and guidelines;
  • metadata tool.

Workshops were offered as short (one hour seminar) or long sessions (two hours). The longer workshops also included a portal evaluation sessions.

The workshop presentation can downloaded from this site.

If you would like to find out more about the workshops please contact:

Tony Mathys, Information officer, UK Data Archive
Tel: +44 (0)1206 872234
Email: tmathys@essex.ac.uk.

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The workshops were held at:

  • Durham University 15th December 2003
  • Sheffield University 5 February 2004
  • Kingston University 16th February 2004
  • Oxford University 18th March 2004
  • Edinburgh University 22nd April
  • Coventry University, 30th April 2004
  • Bradford University, 12 May 2004
  • Oxford Brookes University, 17th May 2004
  • York University, 21 June 2004
  • Strathclyde University, 28 June 2004
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