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DCAT and DCAT-AP training: Basic user

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This webinar is the second 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 Catalogue 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, and DCAT 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. This webinar is intended for basic users with some knowledge in the field or that have participated in DCAT and DCAT-AP training: General introduction. 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.The main type of assessments in the course:At the end of this course, there is a quiz to test your acquired knowledge.

Learning objectives

Understand the concepts of Linked Data; Know the vocabularies used in DCAT and DCAT-AP and how they are used; Understand the way DCAT-AP defines mandatory, recommended and optional classes and properties; See the controlled vocabularies used in DCAT-AP; Look at some examples and guidelines.

Less than an hour

4 Sections

Starts on 22 Mar 2021

no pre-requisite

Content


  1. Basic user webinar

  2. Assessment

  3. Feedback

  4. Results

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Less than an hour

4 Sections

Starts on 22 Mar 2021

no pre-requisite

Content


  1. Basic user webinar

  2. Assessment

  3. Feedback

  4. Results