Author: Marcia Lei Zeng
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publisher
Keywords: metadata
Number of Pages: 363
Published: 2008-06-15
List price: $65.00
ISBN-10: 1555706355
ISBN-13: 9781555706357

In this new, authoritative textbook, internationally recognized metadata experts Zeng and Qin have created a comprehensive primer for advanced undergraduate, graduate, or continuing education courses in information organization, information technology, cataloging, digital libraries, electronic archives, and, of course, metadata. Instructors seeking a text that covers the theory as well as the how-to s of application design, implementation, and evaluation will find it here. An outcome-based approach lets learners with different orientations adapt their new knowledge and skills to any domain. Ex

Author: Diane I. Hillma
Publisher: Amer Library Assn Editio
Keywords: practice, metadata
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2004-07-01
List price: $60.00
ISBN-10: 0838908829
ISBN-13: 9780838908822

In the "Wild West" of digital library projects, pioneering information specialists have uncovered successful solutions, learned what to avoid, and how to proceed amid constant change. As administrator of "AskDCMI," Diane Hillmann has fielded hundreds of questions from implementers. This new collection of reports from the field, co-edited by Hillmann, is an opportunity for librarians to learn from the experience of others involved in technically diverse digital library archive projects. Part One illustrates projects serving teachers, universities, Canadian educators, statewide collaborations, a

Author: Priscilla Caplan
Publisher: ALA Editions
Keywords: librarians, fundamentals, metadata
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 2003-04-01
List price: $55.00
ISBN-10: 0838908470
ISBN-13: 9780838908471

Metadata, or "data about data", is used to organize and access information in an effective way. From cataloguing to organizing archives, metadata helps front-line librarians provide customers with a direct path to information. In this text, Priscilla Caplan presents a comprehensive description of the various forms of metadata, its applications, and how librarians can put it to work. Both descriptive and nondescriptive forms of metadata are defined (including the TEI Header, the Dublin Core, EAD, GILS, ONIX and the Data Documentation Initiative) and applied to actual library functions. Illustra

Author: Murtha Baca
Publisher: Getty Publicatio
Keywords: revised, metadata, introduction
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2008-11-11
List price: $30.00
ISBN-10: 0892368969
ISBN-13: 9780892368969

Praise for the First Edition: "An excellent starting point for information professionals to gain a basic understanding of fundamental concepts, then move ahead with a guided path for further research and study." --Art Documentation Metadata, literally "data about data," provides a means of indexing, accessing, preserving, and discovering digital resources. The volume of digital information available over electronic networks has created a pressing need for standards that assist in locating, retrieving, and managing this vast and complex universe of information. This revised edition of Introduc

Author: Richard Smiraglia
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: primer, cataloger, metadata
Number of Pages: 318
Published: 2005-11-23
List price: $67.95
ISBN-10: 078902800X
ISBN-13: 9780789028006

Find out what makes metadata an exciting addition to resource description Metadata: A Catalogers Primer provides catalog librarians and students with a comprehensive instructional resource on the ongoing convergence of cataloging and metadata. Equally valuable in the classroom and as a professional reference tool, this unique book serves as an introduction to the concepts of metadata within bibliographic contexts, demonstrating the potential for resource description. The book introduces various metadata schemes, including the Dublin Core, Encoded Archival Description (EAD), and Extensive M

Author: Gene Smith
Publisher: New Riders Pre
Keywords: social, web, metadata, powered, people, tagging
Number of Pages: 216
Published: 2008-01-06
List price: $39.99
ISBN-10: 0321529170
ISBN-13: 9780321529176

Tagging is fast becoming one of the primary ways people organize and manage digital information. Tagging complements traditional organizational tools like folders and search on users desktops as well as on the web. These developments mean that tagging has broad implications for information management, information architecture and interface design. And its reach extends beyond these technical domains to our culture at large. We can imagine, for example, the scrapbookers of the future curating their digital photos, emails, ticket stubs and other mementos with tags. This book explains the value o

Authors:Miguel-Angel Sicilia, Miltiadis D. Lytra,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: semantics, metadata
Number of Pages: 552
Published: 2008-10-21
List price: $139.00
ISBN-10: 038777744X
ISBN-13: 9780387777443

Metadata and Semantics is an edited volume based on the 2007 Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR), now in its second meeting. Metadata research is a pluri-disciplinary field that encompasses all aspects of the definition, creation, assessment, management and use of metadata. This edited volume brings together world class leaders to contribute their research and up-to-date information on metadata and semantics applied to library management, e-commerce, e-business, information science and librarianship, to name a few. Metadata and Semantics is designed for a professional audience
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