Assessing Metadata Utilization: An Analysis of MARC Content Designation Use

Assessing Metadata Utilization: An Analysis of MARC Content Designation Use

Date: 2003
Creator: Moen, William E. & Benardino, Penelope
Description: This paper discusses metadata utilization. This paper reports results of an analysis of a large sample of MARC 21 bibliographic records.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas

Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas

Date: 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Paper on how metadata supports the cycle of system improvements at the University of North Texas (UNT).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Free-Text Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Large-Scale Digital Libraries: A Comparative Content Analysis

Free-Text Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Large-Scale Digital Libraries: A Comparative Content Analysis

Date: 2011
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Description: This paper reports results of the study that used an in-depth comparative content analysis to assess free-text collection-level subject metadata in three large-scale digital cultural heritage aggregations in the United States and Europe.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library

Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library

Date: July 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper outlining research regarding date formatting in the UNT digital collections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collection: A Case Study

How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collection: A Case Study

Date: 2014
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana; Phillips, Mark Edward; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Shakeri, Shadi
Description: Paper describing the results of initial research to evaluate general information about how records change in a digital library, using the UNT digital collections as a sample set. The analysis looked at several key concepts including the number of records that have been edited, the number of edits per record, the number of editors per record, the amount of change in file size and in completeness (i.e., values in required fields), and changes in access to digital objects.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
An Exploratory Analysis of Subject Metadata in the Digital Public Library of America

An Exploratory Analysis of Subject Metadata in the Digital Public Library of America

Date: 2015
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward; Zavalina, Oksana & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Description: Paper describing an analysis of subject representation in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), an aggregate digital library containing more than 8 million item-level metadata records at the time of the study. The findings provide information about the minimum, maximum, and average number of subjects in records from different hubs and hub types, as well as the distribution of unique subject terms across the entire collection.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Exploratory Analysis of Metadata Edit Events in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Exploratory Analysis of Metadata Edit Events in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Date: September 2015
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses an exploratory analysis of metadata edit events in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' digital collections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries