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Assessing Metadata Utilization: An Analysis of MARC Content Designation Use

William E. Moen, Penelope Benardino
2003 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications  
The records were analyzed for the utilization of content designation available in MARC 21.  ...  This paper reports results of an analysis of a large sample of MARC 21 bibliographic records.  ...  The following research assistants contributed to this analysis: Ed Kim, Jung Won Yoon, and Patrick Yeh.  ... 
dblp:conf/dc/MoenB03 fatcat:x57efsxw7jfrddyvjgpfddkxcy

Assessing Metadata Quality of a Federally Sponsored Health Data Repository

David T Marc, James Beattie, Vitaly Herasevich, Laël Gatewood, Rui Zhang
2017 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
This study employed automated quality assessments of the HealthData.gov metadata published from 2012 to 2014 to measure completeness, accuracy, and consistency of applying standards.  ...  The results supported the need for policies to standardize metadata and contributed to the development of automated measures of metadata quality.  ...  The reviewer's responses were assessed for reliability using an intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC).  ... 
pmid:28269883 pmcid:PMC5333273 fatcat:a4htcttzs5aqnil4j6jcz5e5d4

Comparison of MARC Content Designation Utilization in OCLC WorldCat Records with National, Core, and Minimal Level Record Standards

Amy P. Eklund, Shawne D. Miksa, William E. Moen, Gregory Snyder, Serhiy Polyakov
2009 Journal of Library Metadata  
Commonly used fields and subfields in 56 million Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) WorldCat bibliographic records are identified based on the analysis of format-specific record sets and the calculation  ...  of utilization thresholds, with the purpose of comparing these elements with existing recommendations by Library of Congress (LC) agencies for national, core, and minimal level records.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Research funding is provided by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, with additional funding pro-  ... 
doi:10.1080/19386380903095073 fatcat:j5usgcf7lfd4lmywqxu2yyg25y

Learning from artifacts

William E. Moen, Shawne D. Miksa, Amy Eklund, Serhiy Polyakov, Gregory Snyder
2006 Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '06  
Describes the MARC Content Designation Utilization Project, which is examining a very large set of metadata records as artifacts of the library cataloging enterprise.  ...  Presents an overview of study activities and suggests the study's significance to the broader use of metadata in digital libraries.  ...  The project, Examining Present Practices to Inform Future Metadata Use: An Empirical Analysis of MARC Content Designation Utilization (hereafter the MCDU Project) is investigating the extent of use of  ... 
doi:10.1145/1141753.1141813 dblp:conf/jcdl/MoenMEPS06 fatcat:cmxm3httxzclzk3xtsfuzgx54m

An unsupervised approach to automatic classification of scientific literature utilizing bibliographic metadata

Arash Joorabchi, Abdulhussain E. Mahdi
2011 Journal of information science  
In general, an ML-based ATC algorithm uses a corpus of manually classified documents to train a classification function which is then used to predict the classes of unlabelled documents.  ...  The method is based on identifying all the references cited in the document to be classified and, using the subject classification metadata of extracted references as catalogued in existing conventional  ...  an important aspect of the document's content.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551511417785 fatcat:63fpqqdzije4tbfgwaevwdhtze

On the utility of identification schemes for digital earth science data: an assessment and recommendations

Ruth E. Duerr, Robert R. Downs, Curt Tilmes, Bruce Barkstrom, W. Christopher Lenhardt, Joseph Glassy, Luis E. Bermudez, Peter Slaughter
2011 Earth Science Informatics  
Lastly, the authors are grateful to the members of NASA's TIWG and the ESIP Stewardship Cluster who materially contributed to the results of the paper through many discussions during monthly teleconferences  ...  Assessment criteria Based on an analysis of the reasons for using identifiers (see section above) and a series of discussions within the TIWG and the Stewardship Cluster, a total of 14 criteria were generated  ...  Ideally, systems used for archiving Earth science data should be designed to support multiple types of identifiers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12145-011-0083-6 fatcat:ibldaezh7jcpnklig5rnq2yarm

Serving Up EAD: An Exploratory Study on the Deployment and Utilization of Encoded Archival Description Finding Aids

James Roth
2001 The American Archivist  
The paper also focuses on archivists' perception of end-user utilization of EAD and explores the evaluation upon which this perception is based, including how and on what basis archivists formulate their  ...  The focus of this paper is the current state of deployment methods for EAD, including how long and what types of deployment methods are being used, why they were selected, what changes, if any, are being  ...  as a critical analysis of the standard and its success.  ... 
doi:10.17723/aarc.64.2.e687471v304k0u66 fatcat:lkrfg53fhregbo52355ewaoypm

A Contemporary Review on Utilizing Semantic Web Technologies in Healthcare, Virtual Communities, and Ontology-Based Information Processing Systems

Senthil Kumar Narayanasamy, Kathiravan Srinivasan, Yuh-Chung Hu, Satish Kumar Masilamani, Kuo-Yi Huang
2022 Electronics  
The semantic web is an emerging technology that helps to connect different users to create their content and also facilitates the way of representing information in a manner that can be made understandable  ...  In this paper, we have given the comprehensive review of using the semantic web in the domain of healthcare, some virtual communities, and other information retrieval projects.  ...  MARC and ONIX [47] still need some groundwork for complete utilization; however, they could be utilized as a source to advance the metadata given on the Web.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics11030453 fatcat:rslqynwogrdtfnd52ydwwpckxe

Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS) in Digital Repositories: An Exploratory Study of Metadata Use and Quality

Jung-ran Park, Susan Maszaros
2009 Knowledge organization  
She received a Ph.D. in linguistics and an MLIS from the University of Hawaii.  ...  Park is currently the principal investigator of a grant project "Metadata Creation and Metadata Quality Control across Digital Collections: Evaluation of Current Practices" from the Institute of Museum  ...  Through utilizing qualitative analysis, we examined the manner in which MODS metadata elements are used vis-à-vis local guidelines (see Resources).  ... 
doi:10.5771/0943-7444-2009-1-46 fatcat:poopcym755a7hei2xm4sx6p4wm

Old data, new scheme: An exploration of metadata migration using expert-guided computational techniques

Erik Mitchell, Carolyn McCallum
2012 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The study compared cataloger assessment of FRBR relationships in a selection of 848 MARC records with automatically generated worksets.  ...  The comparison found that an improved version of work-set keys from the OCLC FRBR algorithm provided the highest match rate with 62% of keys matching perfectly and 87% of correct work-sets showing an 80%  ...  Expert cataloger analysis An expert cataloger grouped records into work-sets by using this metadata and created a matrix of unique identifiers based on the accession number pulled from the MARC records  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14504901091 fatcat:zsuwvg2iyzbs5emnp5vvmp4lxe

Promoting Shareability: Metadata Activities of the DLF Aquifer Initiative

Jenn Riley, John Chapman, Sarah Shreeves, Laura Akerman, William Landis
2008 Journal of Library Metadata  
and tools, and discuss how this work has contributed to the understanding of what features metadata describing primary source and humanities-based resources needs in order to support scholarly use.  ...  This article describes the progress of the Digital Library Federation's Aquifer Metadata Working Group and demonstrates a model for the construction, application, and testing of collaboratively-developed  ...  "OPTIONAL" designates an item that an implementer may use at his own discretion.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19386380802397083 fatcat:h5iblwlshbambdxh7ms7pijlji

Creating metadata practices for MIT's OpenCourseWare Project

Rebecca L. Lubas, Robert H.W. Wolfe, Maximilian Fleischman
2004 Library hi tech  
For those used to AACR2 and MARC, the LRT functions much as General Material Designations and Specific Material Designations. Unlike AACR2, the LRT terms of SCORM do not have glossary definitions.  ...  Creating resource item record best practices The arrival of the Content Management System (CMS), an out-of-the-box Microsoft solution, brought the real challenge to preservation of rich MARC/AACR2 practices  ... 
doi:10.1108/07378830410524567 fatcat:ie54erc2pndlvgmkozh3zqnl4i

Professional Development Opportunities

Christa M. Strickler
2021 Theology Cataloging Bulletin  
Topics include: • goals and methods of acquiring monographs and serials in all formats; • theoretical foundations and workflows of basic acquisitions functions; • financial management of library collections  ...  In larger libraries, selection may be done by a collection development department and/or designated subject specialists, while a separate department acquires the selected materials.  ...  ; tools and technologies used for better accessibility design; and content and design best practices and techniques.  ... 
doi:10.31046/tcb.v29i4.3014 fatcat:wiumylynlfdl7i2t4k4e7xyb44

Search and discovery across collections: the IMLS digital collections and content project

Timothy W. Cole, Sarah L. Shreeves
2004 Library hi tech  
The process of creating these services also is allowing us to research and gain insight into the many issues associated with implementing such services and the magnitude of the potential benefit and utility  ...  When built, the registry and metadata repository will facilitate retrieval of information about digital content related to past and present NLG projects.  ...  [Take in Table 3 The diversity of controlled vocabularies and metadata schemas complicates the creation of an effective item-level metadata aggregation and has an impact on the utility of metadata for  ... 
doi:10.1108/07378830410560107 fatcat:5wzavp3dezgahobqmifr5fclgq

Repository Librarian and the Next Crusade

Beth Goldsmith, Frances Knudson
2006 D-Lib Magazine  
<http://www.mcdu.unt.edu/wp-content/FANDRFreqCount01BnonLCwemFinal20Dec2005.pdf>. Moen, W.E., et al. Format Content Designation Analysis: Data Report.  ...  Metadata is an exceedingly broad category of information covering everything from an object's title and date of origin to information about layout, presentation, and rights.  ... 
doi:10.1045/september2006-goldsmith fatcat:w44g2qigtzbtxh7jphnnkd6n6e
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