Introduction to Metadata

This resource provides an overview of metadata, including its types, roles, and characteristics; a discussion of metadata as it relates to web resources; and a description of methods, tools, standards, and protocols for publishing and disseminating digital collections.

This revised edition covers advances in standards such as linked open data, changes in intellectual property law, and new computing technologies, and offering an expanded glossary of essential terms.

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Date created: 2016

Author: Murtha Baca

Publisher: Getty Research Institute