Examining MARC Records as Artifacts That Reflect Metadata Utilization Decisions

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Article examining MARC records as artifacts that reflect metadata utilization decisions.

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Moen, William E. August 2006.

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Abstract: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded a National Leadership Grant to the Texas Center for Digital Knowledge at the University of North Texas (UNT) to investigate the coding of information and metadata utilization in a large set of machine-readable catalog (MARC) records. The project, Examining Present Practices to Inform Future Metadata Use: An Empirical Analysis of MARC Content Designation Utilization, is investigating the extent of catalogers' use of MARC 21, the markup language used by catalogers worldwide to create catalog records.

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  • First Monday, 2006, Chicago: University of Illinois at Chicago Library

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  • Publication Title: First Monday
  • Volume: 11
  • Issue: 8
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This presentation discusses the MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) Project. It presents information about the goals and scope of the project, the methodology and information about the process, and the implications of this project.

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Moen, William E. Examining MARC Records as Artifacts That Reflect Metadata Utilization Decisions, article, August 2006; [Chicago, Illinois]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc102279/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.