Metadata practices in digital libraries

Rahman, A. I. M. J. and Francese, Enrico and Yilmaz, Muharrem and Beyene, Wondwossen Metadata practices in digital libraries., 2011 . In International Seminar ‘Vision 2021: the role of libraries for building digital Bangladesh, Dhaka (Bangladesh), 4 February 2011. [Conference paper]

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The paper enlightens the professional environment about metadata application in hybrid libraries from both a theoretical and a practical perspective. It examines the main problems related to the “hybrid” nature of libraries and the concepts “hybrid library” and “digital library” are discussed through an extensive literature review. The review covers the evolution of the different standards and schemes of metadata practice in libraries, it focuses on the metadata practices in a real-world scenario, and discusses metadata implications for the libraries that launched initiatives for digitization. A final review of some relevant practical cases leads to the conclusions.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Digital library, Hybrid library, Metadata, Digitization
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels.
I. Information treatment for information services > IA. Cataloging, bibliographic control.
Depositing user: A. I. M. Jakaria Rahman
Date deposited: 20 Apr 2015 15:24
Last modified: 20 Apr 2015 15:24


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