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Author Caplan, Pricilla

Title Metadata Fundamentals for All Librarians
Published Chicago : ALA Editions, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (203 pages)
Summary Priscilla Caplan, one of the nation's leading systems experts, presents the most comprehensive and clearest descriptions of the various forms of metadata, its applications, and how librarians can put it to work. Both descriptive and nondescriptive forms of metadata are defined (including the TEI Header, the Dublin Core, EAD, GILS, ONIX, and the Data Documentation Initiative) and applied to actual library functions. Illustrations show how different forms of metadata look, advantages and disadvantages, and where they're best applied in the library. Geared to librarians who need a solid foundatio
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 0838999581