Week 4: Metadata/XML/TEI and the Semantic Web

Summary

Today’s meeting begins with a visit from Kristi Palmer, Digital Libraries Team Leader at IUPUI.  She will discuss metadata and Dublin Core Standards.  We will follow this discussion with a short introduction to XML, TEI, and the semantic web.

Meeting Outline

I. Kristi Palmer, Digital Libraries Team Leader at IUPUI: Metadata and Dublin Core Standards (1hr 15 min)
II. Break (10 min)
III. RDF, Linked Open Data, and the Semantic Web (1 hr)
IV. Break (5 min)
V.  XML: A Short Introduction (20 min)

Assignments (due before class)

  1. Blog Post (500 words): Discuss a Digital History project — e.g. an online exhibition, digital edition of historical works, or GIS project — that you think forces us to reconceptualize the field of public history.
  2. Weekly Twitter Assignment
  3. Weekly WordPress Comment Assignment

Required Reading  and Videos

Lecture Slides

 

Optional Reading

Resources

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