Controlled Vocabularies: Amigos training April 5-6

Principles of Controlled Vocabulary & Thesaurus Design
April 5-6, Rice University, Fondren Library, Kyle Morrow Room

Register on-line at: http://www.amigos.org/learning/catalog/shopping/product_details.php?id=324

The Principles of Controlled Vocabulary and Thesaurus Design prepares digital project staff to use existing controlled vocabularies or to develop their own lists of specialized terms for specific applications in digital projects.

Learning objectives include:

* Compare and contrast different types of controlled vocabularies, including lists, synonym rings, hierarchies and thesauri.
* Create controlled vocabulary (CV) terms for supplied digital objects
* Apply the Guidelines for the Construction, Format, and Management of Monolingual Controlled Vocabularies for refining CV terms
* Develop hierarchies of CV terms for thesauri
* Build associative relationships among the CV terms
* Discuss methods of displaying controlled vocabularies to metadata creators and users
* Examine methods of justifying, building and integrating CVs

Intended Audience
This course is designed for archivists, librarians or museum staff faced with the challenges of applying existing controlled vocabularies or building new vocabularies to provide access to their digital collections

Course Hours
The workshop meets on two consecutive days for 5.5 hours each day.
Instructor: Bill Walker – [ E-Mail ] [ Bio ]
Contact Hrs: 11.00
Amigos Member Fee: $ 250.00

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