Metadata Dictionary Database: A Proposed Tool for Academic Library Metadata ManagementJournal of Electronic Resources Librarianship
AbstractThis article proposes a metadata dictionary (MDD) be used as a tool for metadata management. The MDD is a repository of critical data necessary for managing metadata to create “shareable” digital collections. An operational definition of metadata management is provided. The authors explore activities involved in metadata management in organizational settings and indicate how the MDD can support these activities. A detailed discussion of the metadata dictionary and its structure, benefits and challenges is provided.
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Publisher CitationMetadata Dictionary Database: A Proposed Tool for Academic Library Metadata Management Silvia B. Southwick, Cory Lampert Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship Vol. 23, Iss. 4, 2011
Citation InformationSilvia B. Southwick and Cory K Lampert. "Metadata Dictionary Database: A Proposed Tool for Academic Library Metadata Management" Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship Vol. 23 Iss. 4 (2011) p. 341 - 360
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