Capturing Metadata in the Field


In this video, Maggie Kruesi, Folklife Specialist at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, discusses the responsibilities and obligations of the fieldworker as the 'first archivist,' and provides some best practices for capturing information while conducting fieldwork. This video supplements Kruesi's SHN session, "Appraisal and Description Metadata" given at the 2015 Post-ATALM SHN Workshop, held at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC on September 13-15, 2015.