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Information resource description : creating and managing metadata / Philip Hider.

By: Hider, Philip,, 1971-
Contributor(s): American Library Association.
Call number: Z666.7 H53 2012 Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Facet Publishing, 2012.Description: xix, 220 p. : ill. ; 23 cm..ISBN: 9781856046671Subject(s): Metadata. | Libraries -- Information technology. | Libraries -- Technological innovations. | Digital preservation.
Contents:
ch. 1. Definitions and scope. Information resources ; Resource description ; Metadata ; Elements, values, format and transmission ; Managing metadata ; The contemporary information environment ; Information organization ; Overview of this book -- ch. 2. Information resource attributes. Describer and user contexts ; Information resource contexts ; The function of metadata ; From attributes to elements -- ch. 3. Tools and systems. Arrangements ; Indexes and databases ; Bibliographic databases ; Library catalogues ; Periodical databases ; Federated search systems ; Archival finding aids ; Museum registers ; Digital collections ; Search engines ; Online directories ; Bibliographies ; Citation databases -- ch. 4. Metadata sources. Resource creators ; Publishers ; Information professionals ; Library cataloguing ; Metadata librarianship ; Indexing and abstracting ; Archival description ; Museum documentation ; Records management ; Information architecture ; End-users ; Computers -- ch. 5. Metadata quality. Functionality ; Comprehensiveness ; Accuracy ; Clarity ; Consistency ; Vocabulary and authority control ; Principles of best practice ; Quality assurance ; Cost-benefit analysis -- ch. 6. Sharing metadata. Library catalogue records ; Metadata for search engines ; Interoperability -- ch. 7. Metadata standards: Web publishing ; Libraries ; Digital libraries ; Archives ; Museums ; Book publishing ; Book indexing ; Database indexing ; E-research ; Education ; Audiovisual industries ; Business ; Government ; Registries -- ch. 8. Vocabularies: Controlled subject vocabularies ; Subject headings ; Subject thesauri ; Subject classification schemes ; Taxonomies and ontologies ; Non-subject vocabularies ; Vocabulary mapping ; Identification systems -- ch. 9. The future of metadata: Three approaches ; Content-based information retrieval ; Social metadata ; Professional description ; Conclusion.
Summary: Hider shows how information resources are organized through their descriptions, providing an overview of both the process and the product as they function in the contemporary information environment.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

ch. 1. Definitions and scope. Information resources ; Resource description ; Metadata ; Elements, values, format and transmission ; Managing metadata ; The contemporary information environment ; Information organization ; Overview of this book -- ch. 2. Information resource attributes. Describer and user contexts ; Information resource contexts ; The function of metadata ; From attributes to elements -- ch. 3. Tools and systems. Arrangements ; Indexes and databases ; Bibliographic databases ; Library catalogues ; Periodical databases ; Federated search systems ; Archival finding aids ; Museum registers ; Digital collections ; Search engines ; Online directories ; Bibliographies ; Citation databases -- ch. 4. Metadata sources. Resource creators ; Publishers ; Information professionals ; Library cataloguing ; Metadata librarianship ; Indexing and abstracting ; Archival description ; Museum documentation ; Records management ; Information architecture ; End-users ; Computers -- ch. 5. Metadata quality. Functionality ; Comprehensiveness ; Accuracy ; Clarity ; Consistency ; Vocabulary and authority control ; Principles of best practice ; Quality assurance ; Cost-benefit analysis -- ch. 6. Sharing metadata. Library catalogue records ; Metadata for search engines ; Interoperability -- ch. 7. Metadata standards: Web publishing ; Libraries ; Digital libraries ; Archives ; Museums ; Book publishing ; Book indexing ; Database indexing ; E-research ; Education ; Audiovisual industries ; Business ; Government ; Registries -- ch. 8. Vocabularies: Controlled subject vocabularies ; Subject headings ; Subject thesauri ; Subject classification schemes ; Taxonomies and ontologies ; Non-subject vocabularies ; Vocabulary mapping ; Identification systems -- ch. 9. The future of metadata: Three approaches ; Content-based information retrieval ; Social metadata ; Professional description ; Conclusion.

Hider shows how information resources are organized through their descriptions, providing an overview of both the process and the product as they function in the contemporary information environment.

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