Metadata for Beginners – Half Day Course

WHO IS THE COURSE AIMED AT:
Metadata for Beginners is aimed at anyone in the publishing industry who is involved with bibliographic data in the supply chain. It is also aimed at anyone at beginner level needing a better understanding about bibliographic data and the role it plays in the commercial success of a book. The course aims to demystify the subject of metadata, a subject often regarded as technical and complicated.

COURSE LEVEL:
Whether you’re a new-starter in the industry, you’ve changed jobs in-house or you’ve been in publishing ‘forever’ this course goes back to the very basics. The course is not technical and requires no prior knowledge of metadata. It would not be recommended for someone who already has a good, intermediate grasp of metadata and ONIX as it is aimed at those with no prior knowledge.

The course is relevant to those working in Editorial, Sales, Marketing, Production and IT.