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Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval
Understanding metadata and its use



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ISBN 9781783301157
Published December 14, 2017 by Facet Publishing
368 Pages

 
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Book Description

<p class="MsoNormal">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. <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><i>Metadata for
Information Management and Retrieval</i> has been fully revised by David Haynes
to bring it up to date with new technology and standards. The new edition,
containing new chapters on Metadata Standards and Encoding Schemes, assesses
the current theory and practice of metadata and examines key developments in
terms of both policy and technology.&#160;</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Coverage includes:</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><ul>
<li>an introduction to the concept of metadata</li>
</ul>
</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><ul>
<li>a description of the main components of metadata systems and
standards</li>
</ul>
</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><ul>
<li>an overview of the scope of metadata and its applications</li>
</ul>
</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><ul>
<li>a description of typical information retrieval issues in
corporate and research environments</li>
</ul>
</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><ul>
<li>a demonstration of ways in which metadata is used to improve
retrieval</li>
</ul>
</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><ul>
<li>a look at ways in which metadata is used to manage
information</li>
</ul>
</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><ul>
<li>consideration of the role of metadata in information
governance.</li>
</ul>
</p>
<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";mso-ascii-theme-font:
minor-latin;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-fareast-theme-font:
minor-fareast;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";
mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:
EN-GB;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">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.</span>

Table of Contents

<p class="MsoNoSpacing">List of figures and tables&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; </p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">Preface</p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">Acknowledgements</p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing"><b>PART I: METADATA
CONCEPTS&#160;&#160; <o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">1. Introduction&#160; <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">2. Defining, describing and expressing metadata&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">3. Data modelling&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">4. Metadata Standards&#160; <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing"><b>PART II: PURPOSES
OF METADATA&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; <o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">5. Resource identitification and description (Purpose 1) <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">6. Retrieving information (Purpose 2)&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">7. Managing information resources (Purpose 3) <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">8. Managing intellectual property rights (Purpose 4)&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">9. Supporting e-commerce and e-government (Purpose 5) <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">10. Information governance (Purpose 6) <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing"><b>PART III: MANAGING
METADATA&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; <o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">11. Managing metadata&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">12. Taxonomies and encoding schemes <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">13. Very large data collections&#160;&#160;&#160; <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">14. Politics and ethics of metadata&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; <o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNoSpacing">Index</p>

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