Metadata and its Impact on Libraries.
Metadata (1) (meta-data) Data that describes other data. The term may refer to detailed compilations such as data dictionaries and repositories that provide a substantial amount of information about each data element. and its impact on libraries.
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While one of the simpler definitions of metadata is that it is data about data, when applied to a complex information dissemination dissemination Medtalk The spread of a pernicious process–eg, CA, acute infection Oncology Metastasis, see there system such as a library it can take on a large number of definitions, sub-definitions and applications, including catalog catalog, descriptive list, on cards or in a book, of the contents of a library. Assurbanipal's library at Nineveh was cataloged on shelves of slate. The first known subject catalog was compiled by Callimachus at the Alexandrian Library in the 3d cent. B.C. records. Designing their ten-chapter text for undergraduates as well as graduates, the authors describe metadata as it applies to libraries, various schema and their relation to particular communities, creating and using library data for operations and monographic mon·o·graph
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To write a monograph on. purposes, and integrating data. They also cover the impact of metadata on current and future collections and services, including digital libraries and their special considerations. They include a helpful list of acronyms and a glossary A term used by Microsoft Word and adopted by other word processors for the list of shorthand, keyboard macros created by a particular user. See glossaries in this publication and The Computer Glossary. as well as exercises and answers.
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