My work in this course was focused around analyzing descriptive traditions in metadata creation for libraries, archives and museums. I gained experience with a wide variety of metadata schema’s, including Dublin Core, RDA, AACR2, DACS, and CCO.

Click here to see my presentation on the Unified Medical Language (UML), a metadata content standard for scientific data cataloging!

For my final report, I compared the Australian Continuum Model for archives, which uses the post-custodial series for archival description, to the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), a traditional custodial model for describing archives.

Click here to read my full paper!