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The Future of Enriched, Linked, Open and Filtered Metadata : Making Sense of IFLA LRM, RDA, Linked Data and BIBFRAME, Paperback / softback Book

The Future of Enriched, Linked, Open and Filtered Metadata : Making Sense of IFLA LRM, RDA, Linked Data and BIBFRAME Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


The Future of Enriched,Linked, Open and Filtered Metadata is a comprehensive and accessible guide to creatingaccurate, consistent, complete, user-centred and quality metadata that supportsthe user tasks of finding, identifying, selecting, obtaining and exploringinformation resources.

Based on the author's many years of academic researchand work as a cataloguing and metadata librarian, it shows readers how they canconfigure, create, enhance and enrich their metadata for print and digitalresources.

The book applies examples using MARC21, RDA, FRBR, BIBFRAME, subjectheadings and name authorities.

It also uses screenshots from cutting edgelibrary management systems, discovery interfaces and metadatatools.

Coverage includes: definitions, discussions, and comparisons among MARC, FRBR, LRM, RDA, Linked Data and BIBFRAME standards and models discussion of the underlying principles and protocols of Linked Data vis-a-vis library metadatapractical metadata configuration, creation, management, and cases employing cutting edge LMS, discovery interfaces, formats and tools discussion around why metadata needs to be enriched, linked, open and filtered to ensure the information resources described are discoverable and user friendly consideration of metadata as a growing and continuously enhancing, customer-focused and user-driven practice where the aim is to support users to find and retrieve relevant resources for their research and learning.

Thispractical book uses simple and accessible language to make sense of the manyexisting and emerging metadata standards, models and approaches.

It will be avaluable resource for anyone involved in metadata creation, management andutilisation as well as a reference for LIS students, especially thoseundertaking information organisation, cataloguing and metadata modules.


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