Metadata: A Cataloger's Primer by Richard Smiraglia

By Richard Smiraglia

discover what makes metadata an exhilarating addition to source description

Metadata: A Cataloger’s Primer offers catalog librarians and scholars with a accomplished educational source at the ongoing convergence of cataloging and metadata. both beneficial within the school room and as a qualified reference instrument, this special ebook serves as an advent to the thoughts of metadata inside of bibliographic contexts, demonstrating the opportunity of source description. The e-book introduces a number of metadata schemes, together with the Dublin middle, Encoded Archival Description (EAD), and vast Markup Language (XML), and discusses how you can plan and enforce a metadata-driven electronic library.

Metadata: A Cataloger’s Primer is greater than a trifling creation to metadata functions and administration. The book’s members current uncomplicated operational definitions, an overview of the evolution of metadata within the cataloging group, and a dialogue of simple metadata thoughts, calling on genuinely-earned wisdom won from their studies as educators operating in cataloging and metadata purposes. they supply paintings varieties, paintings plans, and functional examples that exhibit the appliance of metadata for source description and depository improvement.

Metadata: A Cataloger’s Primer examines:

  • information constructions
  • MODAL (metadata pursuits and rules, domain names, and architectural structure) framework
  • literary displacement
  • wisdom domains
  • discourse communities
  • details ecologies
  • own metadata
  • digital resources
  • authorship attributes
  • cultural info resources
  • instantiation
  • info modeling
  • DTD (document sort definition)
  • electronic libraries
  • and lots more and plenty more!

Metadata: A Cataloger’s Primer is a useful studying source choked with introductory and theoretical fabric, unique examine, and instructive fabric for cataloging librarians and students.

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