Understanding Metadata: What is Metadata, and What is it For?

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of information about an item's creation, name, topic, features, and more updates NISO's 2004 advice on the subject and follows on the Research Data Management Primer published in 2015. It demystifies a type of information that is ubiquitous in our lives but that can be challenging to produce, store, and understand. Coverage includes topics such as metadata types, standardization, and use in the cultural heritage sector and in the broader world. The Primer is accompanied by plentiful examples of metadata at work.

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Riley, Jenn 2017.

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of information about an item's creation, name, topic, features, and more updates NISO's 2004 advice on the subject and follows on the Research Data Management Primer published in 2015. It demystifies a type of information that is ubiquitous in our lives but that can be challenging to produce, store, and understand. Coverage includes topics such as metadata types, standardization, and use in the cultural heritage sector and in the broader world. The Primer is accompanied by plentiful examples of metadata at work.

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Riley, Jenn. Understanding Metadata: What is Metadata, and What is it For?, book, 2017; Baltimore, MD. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc990983/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .