Registration Open for CARLI “Metadata Best Practices for DPLA” Webinar on July 20

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

July 2, 2017

(via Amy Maroso, CARLI)

CARLI will host a one-hour webinar, “Metadata Best Practices for DPLA”, on Thursday, July 20, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. The webinar will cover best metadata practices for collections that will be harvested by the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). Hannah Stitzlein, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present.

This webinar is open to any CARLI library staff who are working with digital collections and have, or plan to have, their collections harvested by DPLA. Registration is not required. Attend the webinar on July 20 from this link. If you are unable to attend the webinar, please note that it will be recorded and posted to the CARLI website after July 20.

Description of Program

The Illinois Digital Heritage Hub (IDHH) released the IDHH Metadata Best Practices in early 2017 to assist contributing institutions with providing quality metadata to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). This program will provide an introduction to how metadata is viewed and interacted with in the DPLA environment, and will guide metadata specialists and contributing institutions how to use these best practices to create and develop quality metadata that operates well in DPLA.

Presenter Biography

Hannah Stitzlein is the Visiting Metadata Services Specialist for the Illinois Digital Heritage Hub at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Previously, Hannah worked with Recollection Wisconsin in the beginning phases of being the Wisconsin service hub to prepare metadata to be contributed to DPLA. She comes from a background of working in public and special libraries. Hannah holds an MLIS from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art.

Please contact the CARLI office, at, if you have any questions.

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