This presentation will introduce to the non-programmer tools and techniques intended to clean, re-purpose, or transforms legacy metadata in anticipation of a metadata cleanup project or metadata migration. The presenter will cover string manipulations using Excel functions, pattern matching basics using regular expressions, and will share a variety of open source tools to aid the remediation process.
string manipulations; metadata transformations; tabular data; regular expressions; conference presentation
Metadata; Metadata crosswalks; Tables (Data); Digital libraries
Library and Information Science
Melvin, D. O. (2017, November). String manipulations for the non-programmer: Transforming metadata for cleanup and migration. Paper presented at Amigos Library Services Online Conference: Innovating with Metadata.