DescribeNZ

a website for all New Zealand cataloguers

Online Professional Development Tools

Code Academy

     -Learn to code in 2012! Sign up here to receive weekly programming lessons. This program has been receiving rave reviews since the launch in Jan. 2012, highly recommended!

 

Catalogers Learning Workshop (CLW)

    -Freely available cataloging and metadata training materials from the Library of Congress.

 

Metadata Training Resources from the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative

     -This is a great place to start if you're looking at becoming familiar with Dublin Core and related metadata initiatives.

 

XML in Libraries: A Workshop

 

Which programming language should I learn first?

  -Article for those starting out in computer programming, addressing the first and perhaps most challenging question which code to choose first, that will make their skills useful and marketable

 

Linked Data Resources @ the Library Linked Data Community Wiki

     - Also check out this linked open data video and and this Library Journal article on library linked data.