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Metadata / Jeffrey Pomerantz.

By: Pomerantz, Jeffrey [aut]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: MIT Press essential knowledge series: Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press, cop. 2015Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press, [2015]Description: xi, 239 pages illustrations 18 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780262528511Subject(s): Metadata | Informationsorganisation | Metadata | Information organization | Metadata | Information organizationDDC classification: 025.3 LOC classification: Z666.7Other classification: 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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