Metadata: Resources & Best Practices

Suggested Readings

Alemu, G., Stevens, B., & Ross, P. (2011, June). Semantic metadata interoperability in digital libraries: a constructivist grounded theory approach. In ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Ottawa, Canada, 13, 7-16.

Arko, R., Ginger, K., Kastens, K., & Weatherley, J.  (2006). Using Annotations to Add Value to a Digital Library for Education D-Lib Magazine12(5).

Baca, M., Gilliland, A.J., Gill, T., Woodley, M.S., & Whalen, M. (2008). Introduction to Metadata: Online Edition, Version 3.0. Los Angeles, CA: The J. Paul Getty Trust.

Baldonado, M., Chang, C. C. K., Gravano, L., & Paepcke, A. (1997). The stanford digital library metadata architecture. International Journal on Digital Libraries, 1(2), 108-121.

Balke, S. T. W.-T. (2009). Using semantic technologies in digital libraries: a roadmap to quality evaluation. Proceedings of the 13th European conference on Research and advanced technology for digital libraries. Corfu, Greece, Springer-Verlag: 168-179.

Beall, J. (2005). Metadata and data quality problems in the digital library. Journal of Digital Information, 6(3), 1-20.

Catarino, M. & Baptista, A. (2010). Relating Folksonomies with Dublin Core. International Journal of Metadata, 5(4), 285-295.

Chudamani, K.S., & Nagarathna, H.C. (2009). Metadata Interoperability. In Then, Y.-L., Foo, S., Goh, D., & Na, J.-C. (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries: Design, Development, and Impact (pp. 122-130). Hersey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Druin, A. (2005). What children can teach us: Developing digital libraries for children with children. The Library, 75(1), 20-41.

The Dublin Core Home Page

Gartner, R. (2008). Metadata for digital libraries: State of the art and future directions. JISC Technology & Standards Watch.

Heath, B. P., McArthur, D. J., McClelland, M. K., & Vetter, R. J. (2005). Metadata lessons from the iLumina digital library. Communications of the ACM, 48(7), 68-74.

Lagoze, C., Arms, W., Gan, S., Hillmann, D., Ingram, C., Krafft, D., . . . Terrizzi, C. (2002). Core services in the architecture of the national science digital library (NSDL). Proceedings of the 2nd ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 201-209.

Lesk, M. (2004).Chapter 5: Knowledge representation schemes. In Understanding Digital Libraries. 2nd Ed. (pp. 117-152). Amsterdam: Morgan-Kaufmann.

National Library of New Zealand Metadata Extraction Tool Open Source Release Information.

Turvey-Welch, M.R. (2009). Metadata Systems 2004-2006. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services.

Waltinger, U., Mehler, A., & Heyer, G. (2008, May). Towards automatic content tagging: Enhanced web services in digital libraries using lexical chaining. In 4th Int. Conf. on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST’08) (pp. 4-7).

Witten, I.H., Bainbridge, D., & Nichols, D.M. (2010). Chapter 6: Metadata: Elements of organization. In How to Build a Digital Library (pp. 285-339), 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Morgan Kaufmann.

Selected Metadata Schemas

Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd Edition (AACR2)

Cataloguing Cultural Objects (CCO)

Categories for the Description of Works of Art (CDWA)

Conceptual Reference Model (CRM)

Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI)

Encoded Archival Description (EAD)

Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)

International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC)

ISAD(G) (General International Standard Archival Description)

Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC 21)

Metadata Encoding & Transmission Standard

Metadata Extractor Tool

Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS)

MPEG-7 (Moving Pictures Expert Group)

MPEG-21 (Moving Pictures Expert Group)

Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH)


Quality Assurance for Metadata

Resource Description and Access (RDA)

Text Encoding Initiative (TEI)

VRA Core

Selected Controlled Vocabulary Resources

Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Cultural Objects Name Authority

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Library of Congress Authorities

Library of Congress: Thesaurus for Graphic Materials I (Subject Terms)

Library of Congress: Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II (Genre & Physical Characteristic Terms)

Moving Image Genre-form Guide

National Agricultural Thesaurus

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) Controlled Vocabularies

Union List of Artist Names

Best Practices

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