Identity Management

$175.00

Dates: June 7 - July 4

Credits: 1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

This course focuses on learning the basic principles of identity management including terminology, goals of identity management, resources to verify and establish identities, and the use of identity management in web, cataloging, and metadata work. Students will become familiar with the fundamental principles of identity management, understand the goals of identity management, and explore similarities and differences of identity management and authority work between metadata, web, and cataloging work. Additionally, students will become familiar with resources for identity management and explore the intersection of web, metadata, and cataloging as well as evolving practices and issues related to identity including privacy, shifting identities, and more. By the end of the course students will: Develop a firm understanding of the basic principles of identity management; Understand the challenges and opportunities of identity management including privacy, shifting identities, among others; Explore identity management across digital library / institutional repository, web, and library cataloging through comparing data and practices.

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Credits

1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Registration dates

We accept registrations through the first week of classes, unless enrollment is full, and unless the class was canceled before it started due to low enrollment.

Course Description

This course focuses on learning the basic principles of identity management including terminology, goals of identity management, resources to verify and establish identities, and the use of identity management in web, cataloging, and metadata work. Students will become familiar with the fundamental principles of identity management, understand the goals of identity management, and explore similarities and differences of identity management and authority work between metadata, web, and cataloging work. Additionally, students will become familiar with resources for identity management and explore the intersection of web, metadata, and cataloging as well as evolving practices and issues related to identity including privacy, shifting identities, and more.

Course Objectives and Goals

By the end of the course students will:

  • Develop a firm understanding of the basic principles of identity management
  • Understand the challenges and opportunities of identity management including privacy, shifting identities, among others
  • Explore identity management across digital library / institutional repository, web, and library cataloging through comparing data and practices.

This is an asynchronous course with built-in course materials and a series of weekly assignments. Some course materials may be recorded. This course can be taken as one of eight courses needed to earn our Certificate in Cataloging and Technical Services, but can be taken as a stand-alone course as well.

Robin Fay

Robin Fay is a Cataloging/Metadata Librarian and Trainer who has worked with academic, public, community college libraries and multistate consortias on cataloging and metadata projects, among those are the Orbis Cascade Alliance, the University System of Georgia, and SkillsCommon. Robin is both a practitioner with over 10 years of cataloging and a trainer. She is a frequent guest on WREK’s Lost in the Stacks discussing metadata and semantic web topics. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Georgia; a MLIS from the University of South Carolina; certificates in Project Management (University of Georgia), and a Yellow Belt in Six Sigma (a quality and processes control standard). Her book Semantic Web Technologies and Social Searching for Librarians was published in 2012.

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Special Session

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