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.

Title

  • Main Title The Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations

Creator

  • Author: Zavalina, Oksana
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of North Texas

Date

  • Creation: 2011

Language

  • Russian

Description

  • 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.

Subject

  • Keyword: subject metadata
  • Keyword: collection-level metadata
  • Keyword: digital collections

Source

  • Conference: Eighteenth International Conference Crimea, 2011, Sudak, Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine

Relation

  • Is Version Of: Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations; ark:/67531/metadc71786

Collection

  • Name: UNT Scholarly Works
    Code: UNTSW

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Information
    Code: UNTCOI

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Paper

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc71787

Degree

  • Academic Department: Library and Information Science