Introduction to Metadata
by Tony Gill, at al.
Publisher: Getty Publications 2008
Metadata, literally "data about data", provides a means of indexing, accessing, preserving, and discovering digital resources. This book provides an overview of metadata -- its types, roles, and characteristics; a discussion of metadata as it relates to resources on the Web; a description of methods, tools, standards, and protocols that can be used to publish and disseminate digital collections; and a handy glossary.
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