Round Hole, Square Pegs: A brief history of a metadata mapping tool

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Saturday 14th November, 2015

1:15pm to 2:00pm (CST)

What do you do, when you want to access collections through a single portal, but everybody’s metadata is different? How about when existing tools have interfaces that are difficult to use? Answer: write your own! Our new open source tool, Metadata Hopper, creates standardized Dublin Core files based on our users’ original metadata, allowing for standard, user-friendly metadata without disrupting local practices. This talk will examine the history of the tool’s creation, from planning to implementation.

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Andy Weidner
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Kate Flynn

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Time 1:15pm2:00pm CST

Date Sat 14th November 2015


Nicollet D3, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

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