Metadata And Its Applications In The Digital Library
  • Metadata And Its Applications In The Digital Library
  • Metadata And Its Applications In The Digital Library

Metadata And Its Applications In The Digital Library

by Jia Liu
     
 

Jia Liu tackles the unruly world of metadata development and implementation through a state-of-the-art overview of major theoretical issues and exemplary practices. Part one of her book elaborates on the general and latest knowledge about metadata and its implementations. Part two discusses an international array of metadata-related practices, projects and

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Jia Liu tackles the unruly world of metadata development and implementation through a state-of-the-art overview of major theoretical issues and exemplary practices. Part one of her book elaborates on the general and latest knowledge about metadata and its implementations. Part two discusses an international array of metadata-related practices, projects and applications in the digital library.

Editorial Reviews

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"…the book will serve as an excellent snapshot of the library metadata landscape in the early years of this century." - Journal of Librarianship and Information Science

"Undoubtedly, this book brings together an interesting and valuable collection of material relating to metadata and its application within library and information systems. It is well structured, logically organised and contains a useful collection of references to ongoing work in this area. I would recommend this book to anyone wanting to find out more about this valuable and challenging area of research and development." - The Electronic Library

"This book should be of interest to anyone involved with metadata and digital libraries. Researchers, librarians and other practitioners using metadata should find the information in the book very useful. Furthermore, the book could also be a fruitful reference source for students. The book is written on a level that would appeal to both novices and more experienced metadata practitioners." - Library Hi Tech

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591583066
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Jia Liu, a teacher in the Department of Information Management, Peking University, China, is currently a visiting scholar on the Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto, Canada.

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