The Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations Metadata
Metadata describes a digital item, providing (if known) such information as creator, publisher, contents, size, relationship to other resources, and more. Metadata may also contain "preservation" components that help us to maintain the integrity of digital files over time.
- Main Title The Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations
Author: Zavalina, OksanaCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: University of North Texas
- Creation: 2011
- Content Description: This paper presents a new area of research in library and information sciences - investigation into collection-level subject metadata that describes entire digital collections as integral wholes - and reports results of the multi-method exploratory study combining comparative content analysis of collection-level subject metadata in three large-scale aggregations of digital collections in the USA and Europe, transaction log analysis of user interactions with one of these portals, as well as interviews and observations of aggregation users.
- Physical Description: 11 p.
- Keyword: subject metadata
- Keyword: collection-level metadata
- Keyword: digital collections
- Conference: Eighteenth International Conference Crimea, 2011, Sudak, Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine
- Is Version Of: Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations; ark:/67531/metadc71786
Name: UNT Scholarly WorksCode: UNTSW
Name: UNT College of InformationCode: UNTCOI
- Rights Access: public
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc71787
- Academic Department: Library and Information Science