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Metadata fundamentals for all librarians

Author: Priscilla Caplan
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2003.
Series: ALA editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Geared to librarians who need a solid foundation to understanding and using metadata efficiently, Metadata Fundamentals for All Librarians is the first stop for public and academic librarians, catalogers, and digital and reference librarians in their journey through the metadata landscape."--Jacket.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Priscilla Caplan
ISBN: 0838908470 9780838908471
OCLC Number: 50906019
Description: ix, 192 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Metadata basics --
Syntax, creation, and storage --
Vocabularies, classification, and identifiers --
Approaches to interoperability --
Metadata and the Web --
Library cataloging --
The TEI header --
The Dublin Core --
Archival description and the EAD --
Metadata for art and architecture --
GILS and government information --
Metadata for education --
ONIX International --
Metadata for geospatial and environmental resources --
The Data Documentation Initiative --
Administrative metadata --
Structural metadata --
Rights metadata.
Series Title: ALA editions.
Responsibility: Priscilla Caplan.


Metadata is used to organize and access information in an effective way. This is a comprehensive description of the various forms of metadata, its applications, and how librarians can use it. Both  Read more...


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