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Information Resource Description : Creating and managing metadata - Philip Hider

Information Resource Description

Creating and managing metadata

Paperback Published: 31st August 2018
ISBN: 9781783302239
Number Of Pages: 288

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This new edition offers a fully updated and expanded
overview of the field of information organization, examining the description of
information resources as both a product and process of the contemporary digital

Information Resource Description 2nd edition explains
how the various elements and values of descriptive metadata support a set of
common information retrieval functions across a wide range of environments.
Through this unifying framework, the book provides an integrated commentary of
the various fields and practices of information organization carried out by
today's information professionals and end-users.

Key topics and updates to the first edition include:

  • discussion of big data vs the traditional database model

  • introduces and applies the FRBR-LRM user tasks

  • expanded coverage of scholarly repositories and questions
    around Open Access

  • new section on the history of information organization

  • expanded discussion of the functions, economics and
    management of metadata

  • a new section on mobile access.

This book will be useful reading for LIS students taking
information organization courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels,
information professionals wishing to specialise in this field, and existing
metadata specialists who wish to update their knowledge.

1. Definitions and scope 2. Information resource attributes 3. Tools and systems 4. Metadata sources 5. Metadata quality 6. Sharing metadata 7. Metadata standards 8. Vocabularies 9. The future of metadata.

ISBN: 9781783302239
ISBN-10: 1783302232
Series: Foundations of the Information Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 31st August 2018
Publisher: Facet Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.47

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