UCHRI logoMetadata 2.0 is a two-quarter training program that enables UC graduate students and faculty to work on a digital project with metadata experts from around the UC system. Each participant will be assigned to one of five experts and will meet with this expert regularly throughout the program. There will also be three opportunities for participants to workshop their projects with the entire group of participants and experts.

Eligible Applicants: UC faculty members and graduate students in the humanities/humanistic social sciences
Maximum Award: Travel costs, lodging, and meals for the on-site workshop on January 29–30, 2018
Application Opens: Friday, December 1, 2017
Application Deadlines: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Award Announced (Expected): January 2018
Funding Source: UCHRI/UCOP

Final awards are contingent upon available funding. Funding must be spent in accordance with all applicable UC rules and regulations.

Program Details

Metadata 2.0 is intended to help UC faculty and graduate students to launch effective digital projects that are rooted in humanistic inquiry. The workshop series will consist of the following activities:

  • A two-day, on-site kickoff and introductory training at UCHRI on January 29–30, 2018
  • Twice monthly web meetups (individual and small group) with assigned expert(s)
  • Two one-day, virtual meetings

By the end of the program, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the ways in which metadata and text markup are used in humanist scholarship
  • Employ appropriate standards and tools of metadata and markup to digital artifacts
  • Use metadata and markup to develop a digital research project rooted in humanist inquiry

Selected participants will receive roundtrip travel costs, lodging, and meals for the on-site workshops and be eligible to apply for up to $200 in funding toward their projects.

For more information See the UCHRI/UCOP website.