Using XML: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians

Using XML: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians

by Kwong Bor Ng
     
 

Today, more and more database companies and digital projects are using XML (Extensible Markup Language). Library professionals - especially technical service librarians, metadata librarians, system librarians, and library webmaster - who want to stay current, need this book. XML is becoming THE standard for content description and metadata exchange. It can handle

Overview

Today, more and more database companies and digital projects are using XML (Extensible Markup Language). Library professionals - especially technical service librarians, metadata librarians, system librarians, and library webmaster - who want to stay current, need this book. XML is becoming THE standard for content description and metadata exchange. It can handle special characters and non-Roman scripts which librarians often encounter in the bibliographic environment and offers the greatest promise of data longevity. This book will:
• Introduce you to XML for resource description and bibliographic data management
• Show you how to create XML records for metadata encoding
• Help you understand and use DTD (Document Type Definition) and schema for texts, bibliographic catalogs and authority files
• Show you how to deliver XML documents through the Web

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555705671
Publisher:
Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Series:
How-To-Do-It Manuals for Librarians Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Age Range:
18 Years

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