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Metadata →Data about Your Data: Why it's Important to Describe Your Research Well and How to Create It

Fri, September 21, 2012

EML example

This is an example of EML the Ecological Metadata Language in XML

Some questions you may have about Metadata:

  • What the heck is metadata anyway and why is it important to my research?
  • What should be documented?
  • Metadata is a pain, what are some tools I can use?
  • Is there a standard I should be using?

In this presentation you will learn how documenting your research process and describing your data will benefit your research and facilitate further discovery and reuse.

Speaker: Susan Borda 

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 10:00-11:00

Location: KL 260