data, digital & technology
DCAT and DCAT-AP training: General introduction
This webinar is the first of a series of webinars dedicated to DCAT and DCAT-AP:DCAT and DCAT-AP training: General introductionDCAT and DCAT-AP training: Basic userDCAT and DCAT-AP training: Advanced userIf you are a data provider or a data publisher wanting to help users easily find and reuse your data – these webinars are for you!Making data available is crucial for Europe´s digital future. However, publishing data is not enough; it is equally important to describe it precisely so that people and machines can discover and reuse it easily.In this webinar, Makx Dekkers, an information technology expert and a contributor to DCAT v.2, gives a general introduction to:Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) that enables data publishers to describe datasets and data services in a catalogue using a standard model and vocabulary that facilitates interoperability between data catalogues published on the Web, andDCAT Application profile for data portals in Europe (DCAT-AP), a specification for describing public sector datasets in Europe, curated by the European Commission. It is used by the EU Open Data Portal and the European Data Portal.The webinar is intended for all users and does not require prior knowledge. Target group: data stewards in EU institutions and in particular people who describe data assets in internal catalogues and/or on EU ODP.Before the webinar participants are encouraged to read the materials from the reading list.
Understand what metadata is and how it relates to DCAT;
Learn about the history and objectives of DCAT and DCAT-AP;
Understand the basic model of DCAT;
See some examples of DCAT entities;
Understand the differences between DCAT, DCAT-AP and DCAT-AP-OP;
Know some of the issues addressed during the development of DCAT and DCAT-AP.
A few hours
Starts on 08 Mar 2021
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