Metadata in the digital library : building an integrated strategy with xml / Richard Gartner.

This book provides a practical introduction to metadata for the digital library, describing in detail how to implement a strategic approach which will enable complex digital objects to be discovered, delivered and preserved in the short- and long-term.

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Main Author: Gartner, Richard (Author)
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Language:English
Published: London : Facet Publishing, 2021.
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505 0 |a Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction, Aims and Definitions -- 1.1 Origins -- 1.2 From information science to libraries -- 1.3 The central place of metadata -- 1.4 The book in outline -- 2 Metadata Basics -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Three types of metadata -- 2.2.1 Descriptive metadata -- 2.2.2 Administrative metadata -- 2.2.3 Structural metadata -- 2.3 The core components of metadata -- 2.3.1 Syntax -- 2.3.2 Semantics -- 2.3.3 Content rules -- 2.4 Metadata standards -- 2.5 Conclusion 
505 8 |a 3 Planning a Metadata Strategy: Basic Principles -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Principle 1: Support all stages of the digital curation lifecycle -- 3.3 Principle 2: Support the long-term preservation of the digital object -- 3.4 Principle 3: Ensure interoperability -- 3.5 Principle 4: Control metadata content wherever possible -- 3.6 Principle 5: Ensure software independence -- 3.7 Principle 6: Impose a logical system of identifiers -- 3.8 Principle 7: Use standards whenever possible -- 3.9 Principle 8: Ensure the integrity of the metadata itself 
505 8 |a 3.10 Summary: the basic principles of a metadata strategy -- 4 Planning a Metadata Strategy: Applying the Basic Principles -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Initial steps: standards as a foundation -- 4.2.1 'Off-the shelf' standards -- 4.2.2 Mapping out an architecture and serialising it into a standard -- 4.2.3 Devising a local metadata scheme -- 4.2.4 How standards support the basic principles -- 4.3 Identifiers: everything in its place -- 5 XML: The Syntactical Foundation of Metadata -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 What XML looks like -- 5.3 XML schemas -- 5.4 Namespaces -- 5.5 Creating and editing XML 
505 8 |a 5.6 Transforming XML -- 5.7 Why use XML? -- 6 METS: The Metadata Package -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Why use METS? -- 6.3 The METS architecture -- 6.4 Identifiers within METS -- 6.5 The METS root element -- 6.6 The METS Header -- 6.7 Descriptive Metadata Section -- 6.8 Administrative Metadata Section -- 6.9 The File Section -- 6.10 The Structural Map -- 6.11 Structural Links and Behavior Section -- 6.12 Creating and using METS in practice -- 7 Descriptive Metadata: Semantics -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Dublin Core -- 7.3 MODS -- the Metadata Object Description Schema -- 7.4 MARCXML 
505 8 |a 7.5 Other descriptive metadata standards -- 7.5.1 VRA Core -- 7.5.2 Text Encoding Initiative P5 Manuscript Description -- 7.5.3 Schemas from the sciences and social sciences -- 7.5.4 Using these schemas -- 7.6 Descriptive metadata: from semantics to content rules -- 8 Descriptive Metadata: Content Rules -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Why content rules are needed -- 8.3 Cataloguing rules -- 8.3.1 Established standards for cataloguing rules -- 8.4 Devising local guidelines -- 8.5 Controlled vocabularies -- 8.5.1 Name authorities -- 8.5.2 Subjects -- 8.5.3 Codes and dates 
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