Co-curated by Emma Metcalfe Hurst and Donald Shipton, Collecting the Collector & Processing the Process is a student-curated exhibition that explores avant-garde Canadian poet bp Nichol’s practice as both a collector and creator. On the third floor of SFU’s W.A.C. Bennett Library, materials from Nichol’s various collections are on display. This includes a selection of his robots, a menagerie of “H”‘s, selections from his Dick Tracy comics collection, alongside his other playful projects found in the archives. On display on the seventh floor, at the entrance to SFU’s Rare Books…read more
My class notes from LIBR 509: Foundations of Resource Description and Knowledge Organization were uploaded to the UBC/course wiki space. You can find them here A sampling of peer review feedback that I provided on weekly assignments throughout the course can be found here
My weekly assignments for LIBR 509: Foundations of Resource Description and Knowledge Organization: Week 1 – Facets Classification System Week 2 – Thesaurus – Create Week 3 – Content Schema – Create Week 4 – Classification – Analyze Week 5 – Controlled Vocabulary – Analyze Week 6 – Content Standard – Analyze Week 7 – Data Format – Analyze Week 8 – Systems Integration – Analyze Week 9 – Systems Integration – Create Original submissions were revised based on peer feedback.
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Notes from ARST 556L: Metadata in-class and recorded lectures Student Feedback for final projects (x10) A compilation of class / lecture notes from the course and student feedback contributed for final project drafts. PDF
Metadata Design Activity Metadata Processing Activity PDF A sample of two small projects completed for the Metadata course. Includes: A metadata scheme for a database of crowd-sourced pottery signatures (marks / chops) and a review of OpenRefine (a tool for cleaning up metadata) functionalities.
Metadata – Individual Project Proposal A preliminary proposal for the final project of the Metadata course, including learning / course objectives and competencies to work towards. PDF Metadata – Final Project My final project is a digital workbook for cultural heritage organizations that are interested in beginning or learning more about crowdsourced metadata projects. It offers an introduction to the concepts of “Crowdsourcing” and “Metadata,” examples of crowdsourced metadata projects in cultural heritage organizations, relevant web-based and app-based tools to use for crowdsourced metadata projects, and a project template to…read more