EDDI Conference System, EDDI16 – 8th Annual European DDI User Conference

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Lessons from a Large-Scale Metadata Archiving Team Using DDI-Lifecycle
Hayley Mills

Last modified: 2016-09-27


Ingesting metadata from legacy instrumentation into the DDI-Lifecycle is complex and resource demanding. One of CLOSER’s aims is to document over 100,000 questions from over 380 instruments through a large centralised metadata team. This presentation uses data collected from over 2.5 years of manual metadata entry to describe the lessons learnt during this process. It will set out the considerations for undertaking a similar project including considerations for recruitment and cost estimations.

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