An Emergent Theory of Digital Library Metadata
  • Release Date : 08 August 2015
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Categories : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 134 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780081004012
  • ISBN 10 : 008100401X
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Synopsis : An Emergent Theory of Digital Library Metadata written by Getaneh Alemu, published by Chandos Publishing which was released on 08 August 2015. Download An Emergent Theory of Digital Library Metadata Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. An Emergent Theory of Digital Library Metadata is a reaction to the current digital library landscape that is being challenged with growing online collections and changing user expectations. The theory provides the conceptual underpinnings for a new approach which moves away from expert defined standardised metadata to a user driven approach with users as metadata co-creators. Moving away from definitive, authoritative, metadata to a system that reflects the diversity of users’ terminologies, it changes the current focus on metadata simplicity and efficiency to one of metadata enriching, which is a continuous and evolving process of data linking. From predefined description to information conceptualised, contextualised and filtered at the point of delivery. By presenting this shift, this book provides a coherent structure in which future technological developments can be considered. Metadata is valuable when continuously enriched by experts and users Metadata enriching results from ubiquitous linkin Metadata is a resource that should be linked openly The power of metadata is unlocked when enriched metadata is filtered for users individually



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