Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval: Understanding metadata and its use

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Facet Publishing, 9 gen 2018 - 288 pagine
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 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 and Retrieval has been fully revised to bring it up to date with new technologies and standards. It builds on the concept of metadata through an exploration of its purposes and uses as well as considering the main aspects of metadata management. This new edition, containing new chapters on ‘Very Large Data Collections’ and the ‘Politics and Ethics of Metadata’, assesses the current theory and practice of metadata and examines key developments in terms of both policy and technology.

Coverage includes:

defining, describing and expressing metadatadata modellingmetadata and information retrievalbig data, linked data, and social mediaresearch data collections and open data repositoriesmetadata in information governance: compliance, risk and information securitymanaging intellectual property rightsthe politics of metadata: ethics, power and money.

This book is essential reading for library and information students at undergraduate and postgraduate level and will also be useful reading for LIS professionals looking for an accessible introduction to metadata.

 

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Sommario

METADATA CONCEPTS
1
Defining describing and expressing metadata
19
Data modelling
35
Metadata standards
49
PURPOSES OF METADATA
75
Retrieving information Purpose 2
95
Managing information resources Purpose 3
113
Managing intellectual property rights Purpose 4
127
Information governance Purpose 6
151
MANAGING METADATA
161
Taxonomies and encoding schemes
185
Very large data collections
203
Politics and ethics of metadata
221
References
239
Index
257
Copyright

Supporting ecommerce and egovernment Purpose 5
139

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Informazioni sull'autore (2018)

David Haynes PhD MBCS FCLIP conducts research into Privacy and Metadata at the Department of Library and Information Science at City, University of London. He is also an Honorary Tutor at the Centre for Archives and Information Studies (CAIS) at the University of Dundee where he specialises in Metadata and Taxonomies. He has been involved in library and information consultancy and research for more than 35 years during which time he has worked on information retrieval, information policy and information governance issues, latterly specialising in privacy and data protection. He is Chair of the UK Chapter of ISKO, the International Society for Knowledge Organization.

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