Metadata

Archival Futures   Archival Futures
Edited by Caroline Brown

This book draws on the contributions of a range of international experts to consider the current archival landscape and imagine the archive of the future. Firmly rooted in current professional debate and . . .

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Catalogue 2.0   Catalogue 2.0
The future of the library catalogue

Edited by Sally Chambers

Will there be a library catalogue in the future and, if so, what will it look like? In the last 25 years, the library catalogue has undergone an evolution, from card catalogues to OPACs, discovery systems . . .

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Coding with XML for Efficiencies in Cataloguing and Metadata   Coding with XML for Efficiencies in Cataloguing and Metadata
Practical applications of XSD, XSLT, and XQuery

Timothy W. Cole, Myung-Ja (MJ) K. Han and Christine Schwartz

This practical guide will be essential reading for all those needing to come up to speed quickly on XML and how it is used by libraries today.    XML and its ancillary technologies XSD, . . .

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Digital Asset Management in Theory and Practice   Digital Asset Management in Theory and Practice
Mark Hedges

This practical handbook provides information professionals with everything they need to know to effectively manage digital content and information. The book addresses digital asset management (DAM) . . .

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Digital Libraries and Information Access   Digital Libraries and Information Access
Research perspectives

Edited by G. G. Chowdhury and Schubert Foo

An authoritative and truly global exploration of current research in digital libraries. Internationally-renowned academics discuss what has been achieved with digital libraries and what we can expect . . .

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Exploring Discovery   Exploring Discovery
The front door to your library’s licensed and digitized content

Edited by Kenneth J Varnum

In the context of libraries, “discovery” is the process of finding appropriate resources to meet an information need.  We are in a new age of discovery where technology has enabled today’s . . .

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Getting Resource Discovery Right for Your User Community   Getting Resource Discovery Right for Your User Community
Edited by Simon McLeish

Discovery is central to academic activities at all levels, and is a major focus for libraries and museums. This book will help its readers learn how to adapt in a fast changing area to continue to serve . . .

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Information Resource Description   Information Resource Description
Creating and managing metadata

Philip Hider

An overview of the field of information organization that examines resource description as both a product and process of the contemporary digital environment.   This timely book employs the . . .

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Information Resource Description, 2nd edition   Information Resource Description, 2nd edition
Creating and managing metadata

Philip Hider

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 . . .

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Linked Data for Cultural Heritage   Linked Data for Cultural Heritage
Edited by Ed Jones and Michele Seikel

This book gathers a stellar list of contributors to help readers understand linked data concepts by examining practice and projects based in libraries, archives, and museums. Linked open data remains . . .

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Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums   Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums
How to clean, link and publish your metadata

Seth van Hooland and Ruben Verborgh

This highly practical handbook teaches you how to unlock the value of your existing metadata through cleaning, reconciliation, enrichment and linking and how to streamline the process of new metadata creation. Libraries, . . .

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Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems   Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems
Edited by Louise F Spiteri

This book shows you how to harness the power of linked data and web-scale discovery systems to manage and link widely varied content across your library collection. Libraries are increasingly using . . .

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Metadata for Digital Collections   Metadata for Digital Collections
A how-to-do-it manual

Stephen J Miller

More and more libraries, archives, and museums are creating online collections of digitized resources. Where can those charged with organizing these new collections turn for guidance on the actual practice . . .

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Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval, 2nd edition   Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval, 2nd edition
Understanding metadata and its use

David Haynes

This new and updated second edition of a classic text provides a thought provoking introduction to metadata for all library and information students and professionals. Metadata for Information Management . . .

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Metadata, 2nd edition   Metadata, 2nd edition
Marcia Lei Zeng and Jian Qin

Metadata remains the solution for describing the explosively growing, complex world of digital information, and continues to be of paramount importance for information professionals. Providing a solid . . .

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Open Heritage Data   Open Heritage Data
Publishing and using open data for visualization, mapping, and mining in cultural heritage institutions

Henriette Roued-Cunliffe

This book combines current research in open data practices in the heritage sector with technical step-by-step guides on how to work with heritage data for visualisation, mapping, and mining.    The . . .

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Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage   Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage
Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson

This practical and explanatory guide for library and cultural heritage professionals introduces and explains the use of open licences for content, data and metadata in libraries and other cultural heritage . . .

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Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals   Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals
David Stuart

Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals provides an accessible introduction and exploration of ontologies and demonstrates their value to information professionals. More data and information . . .

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Social Tagging in a Linked Data Environment   Social Tagging in a Linked Data Environment
Edited by Diane Rasmussen Pennington and Louise Spiteri

Social tagging, hashtags, and geotags are used across a variety of platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, WordPress, Instagram) in different countries and cultures. This book, representing researchers . . .

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The Facet Data Librarianship Collection   The Facet Data Librarianship Collection

This Collection contains the following books: The Data Librarian's Handbook Robin Rice and John Southall Metadata, 2nd edition Marcia Lei Zeng and Jian Qin Managing Research Data Edited . . .

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The Facet Discovery Collection   The Facet Discovery Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Exploring Discovery edited by Kenneth J Varnum Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems edited by Louise F Spiteri Managing Digital . . .

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Theories and Methods in Data Science Librarianship   Theories and Methods in Data Science Librarianship
Edited by Jeannette Ekstrøm and Lorna Wildgaard

This book is a practical guide to how to get started as a data librarian with little time, no money but great enthusiasm. Theories and Methods in Data Science Librarianship describes and extends the . . .

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