Metadata Creation

Harvard Library staff are available for consultation, instruction, and full-service creation of standards-based metadata for research data. Specific programs at Fine Arts, the Harvard Kennedy School, and Countway Library at Harvard Medical School are available for researchers working within specialized disciplines.

Below is information about the provider(s) of this service.  Some providers work with members of a specific school, while others are open to the Harvard community more broadly.

Broadly applicable

Fine Arts Library

Fine Arts Library offers metadata creation for images in Harvard's historical collections.

Audience

  • All Faculty
  • All Graduate Students
  • School Undergraduates
  • All Affiliates
  • Departments

Service Provider

Fine Arts Library

Service Fee

Other

Service Website

https://library.harvard.edu/collections/digital-images-and-slides-collection

Contact Information

William Connor: wsconnor@fas.harvard.edu

Applicable to members of a specific school or part of the campus

Countway Library (Longwood Medical Area)

Countway Library provides a variety of RDM services to biomedical researchers within the context of projects conducted by members of the Longwood Medical Area community, including data finding and acquisition, metadata creation, and ontology management. These services require funding provided by the project (e.g. grant sources). The Countway Library also instructs students and other users who need assistance with describing their research data. Metadata support offered in collaboration with the Archives and Records Management Program of the Center for the History of Medicine.

Audience

  • School Affiliates
  • School Faculty
  • School Graduate Students

Service Provider

Countway Library

Service Fee

Yes

Service Website

https://countway.harvard.edu/services/publishing-data-services/data-services

Contact Information

Julie Goldman: julie_goldman@hms.harvard.edu

Harvard Kennedy School

Audience

  • School Faculty
  • Graduate School Fellows

Service Provider

Harvard Kennedy School Library

Service Fee

None

Service Website

https://guides.library.harvard.edu/hks/data_resources

Contact Information

library_research@hks.harvard.edu