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Introduction to Metadata
Introduction to Metadata by
Publication Date: 2016-07-20
Understanding Metadata: What is Metadata, and What is it For?: A Primer
"Metadata, the information we create, store, and share to describe things, allows us to interact with these things to obtain the knowledge we need. This primer by Jenn Riley of McGill University Library offers a comprehensive overview of metadata, covering topics such as metadata types, standardization, and use in the cultural heritage sector and in the broader world. The Primer is accompanied by plentiful examples of metadata at work."
Metadata for Digital Collections
Metadata Resources (Steven J. Miller)
©Steven J. Miller
Seeing Standards: A Visualization of the Metadata Universe
©2009-2010 Jenn Riley
Metadata Directory: Marcia Lei Zeng
Metadata [2nd Edition]
"Providing a solid grounding in the variety and interrelationships among different metadata types, Zeng and Qin's thorough revision of their benchmark text offers a comprehensive look at the metadata schemas that exist in the world of library and information science and beyond...."
Metadata: Marcia L. Zeng [companion website]
This comprehensive and easily navigable appendix is an online companion to Marcia Lei Zeng and Jian Qin's authoritative "Metadata" book. There is additional content about metadata on this site that is well worth the read.
Metadata Management for Information Retrieval