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Normalizing metadata with xmp

  • Friday, April 13, 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Learning Center, Room 334, third floor of the National Archives at New York City, 1 Bowling Green
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Are you interested in standardizing metadata across diverse digital files? The eXtensible Metadata Platform (XMP) is an ISO Standard that uses XML language to define and process extensible metadata, and can be embedded in a great variety of files using free software such as exiftool, BWF Metaedit, Metadata++, MetaLith, Geosetter and many more. In this workshop, Adobe System's Leonard Rosenthol will explain the origin of the XMP standard, provide case studies, and delve into some of the flexible ways you can embed metadata into file formats from pdfs to image files, audio files and datasets.

NOTE: In order to take full advantage of this workshop, please bring a laptop and download Exiftool beforehand: https://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/

Leonard Rosenthol is a Senior Principal Scientist with Adobe Systems and serves as their PDF Architect having been involved with PDF technology for 20 years. He represents Adobe on various international standards bodies, including the ISO (where he is the Project Editor for PDF/X, PDF/A and PDF/E), ICC, and the W3C. Before becoming involved in PDF, Leonard was the Director of Advanced Technology for Aladdin Systems and responsible for the development of the StuffIt line of products.

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