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Metadata / Jeffrey Pomerantz

By: Pomerantz, Jeffrey.
Material type: TextTextSeries: The MIT Press essential knowledge series. Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts London, England The MIT Press cop. 2015Description: xi, 239 pages illustrations 18 cm.ISBN: 9780262528511.Subject(s): Metadata | Information organization | Metadata | MetadataDDC classification: 025.3 Other classification: 020 | Abdb
Contents:
Introduction -- Definitions -- Descriptive metadata -- Administrative metadata -- Use metadata -- Enabling technologies for metadata -- The Semantic Web -- The future of metadata
Summary: Pomerantz explains what metadata is, and why it exists. He distinguishes among different types of metadata -- descriptive, administrative, structural, preservation, and use -- and examines different users and uses of each type. He discusses the technologies that make modern metadata possible, and he speculates about metadata's future. By the end of the book, readers will see metadata everywhere. Because, Pomerantz warns us, it's metadata's world, and we are just living in it
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-232) and index

Introduction -- Definitions -- Descriptive metadata -- Administrative metadata -- Use metadata -- Enabling technologies for metadata -- The Semantic Web -- The future of metadata

Pomerantz explains what metadata is, and why it exists. He distinguishes among different types of metadata -- descriptive, administrative, structural, preservation, and use -- and examines different users and uses of each type. He discusses the technologies that make modern metadata possible, and he speculates about metadata's future. By the end of the book, readers will see metadata everywhere. Because, Pomerantz warns us, it's metadata's world, and we are just living in it

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