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Author: Diane I Hillmann; Elaine L Westbrooks; American Library Association.
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane I Hillmann; Elaine L Westbrooks; American Library Association.
ISBN: 0838908829 9780838908822
OCLC Number: 54528888
Description: xvii, 285 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Building an Education Digital Library: GEM and Early Metadata Standards Adoption / Stuart A. Sutton --
Building Heritage Colorado: The Colorado Digitization Experience / Liz Bishoff and Elizabeth S. Meagher --
Museums and Metadata: A Shifting Paradigm / Angela Spinazzè --
Eye of the Beholder: Challenges of Image Description and Access at Harvard / Robin Wendler --
Building a Metadata-Sharing Campus: The University of Minnesota IMAGES Initiatives / Charles F. Thomas --
Cross-Walking Citation Metadata: The University of California's Experience / Karen Coyle --
CanCore: Semantic Interoperability for Learning Object Metadata / Norm Friesen --
The Alexandria Digital Library Project: Metadata Development and Use / Linda L. Hill and Greg Janée --
Distributing and Synchronizing Heterogeneous Metadata in Geospatial Information Repositories for Access / Elaine L. Westbrooks. The Internet Scout Project's Metadata Management Experience: Research, Solutions & Knowledge / Rachael Bower, David Sleasman, and Edward Almasy --
Lessons Learned from the Illinois OAI Metadata Harvesting Project / Timothy W. Cole and Sarah L. Shreeves --
Community-Based Content Control / Harriette Hemmasi --
Building an Open Language Archives Community on the DC Foundation / Steven Bird and Gary Simons --
Mixed Content and Mixed Metadata: Information Discovery in a Messy World / Caroline R. Arms and William Y. Arms --
The Continuum of Metadata Quality: Defining, Expressing, Exploiting / Thomas R. Bruce and Diane I. Hillmann --
Metadata futures: steps towards semantic interoperability / Rachel Heery.
Responsibility: Diane I. Hillmann, editor, Elaine L. Westbrooks, editor.
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This collection of reports from the field is an opportunity for librarians to learn from the experience of others involved in technically diverse digital library archive projects. It offers project  Read more...

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