Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval : Understanding metadata and its use

Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval : Understanding metadata and its use

Book Title: Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval : Understanding metadata and its use

Author: Daniel N. Joudrey

Format: Hardback | 368 pages

Publication Date: 28 Feb 2018

ISBN-13: 9781856048248

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.


Coverage includes:








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.