Book Title: Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval : Understanding metadata and its use
Author: Marcia Lei Zeng
Format: Hardback | 368 pages
Publication Date: 28 Feb 2018
This new and updated second edition of a classic text provides a thought-provoking introduction to metadata for all library and information students and professionals.
Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval has been fully revised by David Haynes to bring it up to date with new technology and standards. The new edition, containing new chapters on Metadata Standards and Encoding Schemes, assesses the current theory and practice of metadata and examines key developments in terms of both policy and technology.
an introduction to the concept of metadata
a description of the main components of metadata systems and standards
an overview of the scope of metadata and its applications
a description of typical information retrieval issues in corporate and research environments
a demonstration of ways in which metadata is used to improve retrieval
a look at ways in which metadata is used to manage information
consideration of the role of metadata in information governance.