1.1 Learning Outcomes

After working through this unit, you are expected to be able to:

  • Define metadata;
  • Identify and describe the elements of some important metadata descriptionformats;
  • Understand policies related to metadata applications;
  • Critically examine the scopes of generic and domain-specific metadataschemas for organizing OA resources;
  • Explain the roles of models, crosswalks and interoperability standards inmetadata applications including the scope of emerging initiatives in OAmetadata landscape; and
  • Explore the software-level application of metadata in organizing OAresources.
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