[Metadatalibrarians] Corrected dates: Certificate in XML and RDF-Based Systems

Rory Litwin rlitwin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 09:21:36 PST 2016

Certificate in XML and RDF-Based Systems


In this 6-course certificate program, you will gain competency as a coder
in XML and RDF-based systems that create, transform, manage, and
disseminate content and metadata. Typically, these are the structures at
the heart of content management systems, repositories, and digital
libraries, as well as the upcoming BIBFRAME. Topics covered include XML
fundamentals, XPath, DTDs and Schemas, standard markup languages, XSLT and
Xquery, the semantic web, RDFa and RDFa Lite, RSS, ontologies and linked
data, and the SPARQL semantic query language and protocol.

Correction to an earlier message: The next run of the sequence starts in
February (next month), not August.

Courses in this series:

- Introduction to XML
- Transforming and Querying XML with XSLT and Xquery
- Introduction to the Semantic Web
- RDFa1.1 (RDFa and RDFa Lite) and RSS
- Ontologies and Linked Data
- The SPARQL Fundamentals I - the Semantic Web in Action

Links to full course descriptions are here:

We are offering an optional 7th class, SPARQL, Part 2: writing effective
SPARQL queries and building a Linked Data data store.

These courses work best if taken in sequence, as the sequence builds on
knowledge gained, but we have no formal prerequisites in place. If you need
to take them out of sequence, feel free to contact us about your situation.

You can register for all six courses in the certificate program, at a 10%
discount ($945 for the six courses). The "Register" button on the web page
for the series will register you for the sequence of classes that starts in
August 2015. You can register for individual classes as well, at $175.

Robert Chavez holds a PhD in Classical Studies from Indiana University.
>From 1994-1999 he worked in the Library Electronic Text Resource Service at
Indiana University Bloomington as an electronic text specialist. From
1999-2007 Robert worked at Tufts University at the Perseus Project and the
Digital Collections and Archives as a programmer, digital humanist, and
institutional repository program manager. He currently works for the New
England Journal of Medicine as Content Applications Architect.

Read an interview with Dr. Chavez about this series of courses:

These are online classes that are taught asynchronously, meaning that
participants do the work on their own time as their schedules allow. The
classes do not meet together at any particular times, although the
instructor may set up optional sychronous chat sessions. Instruction
includes readings and assignments in one-week segments. Class participation
is in an online forum environment.

You can register through the first week of instruction of the first class.
The "Register" button on the website goes to our credit card payment
gateway, which may be used with personal or institutional credit cards. (Be
sure to use the appropriate billing address). If your institution wants to
pay using a purchase order, please contact us by email to make
arrangements: inquiries at libraryjuiceacademy.com

Library Juice Academy
P.O. Box 188784
Sacramento, CA 95818
Tel. 218-260-6115
Fax 916-415-5446

inquiries at libraryjuiceacademy.com



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