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Metadata Basics



This guide was built collaboratively in 2017, with contributions by several UT Libraries staff:

  • Kelly Garrett, GRA in the Cataloging & Metadata Services department, provided initial overall guide design, content and style refinements, and primary editorial responsibility during guide creation.
  • Melanie Cofield, Jee Davis, and Alan Ringwood from the Cataloging & Metadata Services department developed content originally used in Metadata 101 training sessions for UT Libraries staff.


Some content and organizational strategies were borrowed from the following model guides on metadata:

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