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Metadata++: A Scalable Hierarchical Framework for Digital Libraries [chapter]

Mathew Weaver, Lois Delcambre, Timothy Tolle
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In order to be useful as a digital library framework, this hierarchy must be implemented in an efficient and scalable manner.  ...  Implementing Hierarchical Controlled Vocabularies Metadata++ uses a hierarchy of controlled vocabularies to provide an intuitive framework for building a digital library, as described above.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24594-0_84 fatcat:loumpyqrvncr7c6wqc72tpbzca


2008 Knowledge Management  
Recognizing the strategic benefit of quality metadata as a means of ensuring long term access to its digital resources, the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries employ a number of metadata quality  ...  The two aspects of digital library data quality are the quality of the data in the objects themselves, and the quality of the metadata associated with the objects.  ...  Considering the diverse requirements, the UNT Libraries developed a system for creating and managing hierarchical controlled vocabularies for use in digital library initiatives such as the Portal to Texas  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812837578_0026 fatcat:6dmfb7whrfbcniojzyw2epj6jy

The Social Space of Metadata: Perspectives of LIS Academics and Postgraduates on Standards-Based and Socially Constructed Metadata Approaches

Getaneh Alemu, Brett Stevens, Penny Ross, Jane Chandler
2012 Journal of Library Metadata  
With the aim of developing a conceptual metadata framework that takes into account user-driven metadata, this paper presents the perspectives of library and information science (LIS) academics and postgraduates  ...  The paper suggests a mixed-metadata approach that includes the strengths of the standards-based metadata approaches and the social space of metadata that comes from socially-constructed metadata approaches  ...  types, have been shown to be too complex and not scalable for digital resources".  ... 
doi:10.1080/19386389.2012.735523 fatcat:lyld4e34xbekxhv72xoyjznr7m

METS: The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard

Linda Cantara
2005 Cataloging & Classification Quarterly  
CONCLUSION As the number of digital libraries of image, text, audio, and video collections continues to proliferate, a metadata framework for encapsulating descriptive, administrative, and structural metadata  ...  Meanwhile, an increasing number of libraries and archives are implementing METS for a vast variety of digital library projects.  ... 
doi:10.1300/j104v40n03_11 fatcat:vlaqdcwybbcx7h5wo3e47xh7ue

Enriched video semantic metadata: Authorization, integration, and presentation

Xiangming Mu, Gary Marchionini
2005 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
VAST has become a key component of the emerging Open Video Digital Library toolkit.  ...  An enriched video metadata framework including video authorization using VAST, metadata integration, and user level applications is presented.  ...  Open Video Digital Library.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.1450400139 fatcat:h4yhedgqaba7lgterdft2ibmhq

Knowledge Domain Navigation in Interdisciplinary Digital Landscapes

Arjun Sabharwal
2011 Journal of Library Metadata  
Researchers navigate the knowledge domains within the scope of their interdisciplinary activities as well as navigate digital libraries, databases, catalogs, and information portals in a semantically connected  ...  A number of digital initiative projects illustrate the concept of knowledge domain navigation.  ...  role of metadata and taxonomy in the framework for knowledge domain navigation.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19386389.2011.570655 fatcat:tqmm45brk5ctvhqu3t4zsbniu4

Metadata: The Right Approach

Godfrey Rust
1998 D-Lib Magazine  
Places require unique identifiers within a hierarchical framework. Examples of this are already in use, and the ISO territory codes provide a top-level framework.  ...  Places require unique identifiers within a hierarchical framework. Examples of this are already in use, and the ISO territory codes provide a top-level framework.  ... 
doi:10.1045/july98-rust fatcat:d5w7zokfdfdefpnfxqgniz25eq

Subject metadata enrichment using statistical topic models

David Newman, Kat Hagedorn, Chaitanya Chemudugunta, Padhraic Smyth
2007 Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '07  
We describe some of the challenges of metadata enrichment on a huge scale (10 million metadata records from 700 repositories in the OAIster Digital Library) when the metadata is highly heterogeneous (metadata  ...  We demonstrate how statistical topic models are useful for subject metadata enrichment.  ...  LG-02-04-0006-04), the Digital Library Federation, and the entire Digital Library Production Service and Scholarly Publishing Office departments at the U of Michigan Libraries for their support.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1255175.1255248 dblp:conf/jcdl/NewmanHCS07 fatcat:zk5kbwnz6bf63omdkatpkw6rp4

A Conceptual Metadata Framework for Spatial Data Warehouse

Laxmaiah M, Govardhan A
2013 International Journal of Data Mining & Knowledge Management Process  
holistic metadata framework that drives metadata creation for spatial data warehouse.  ...  Theoretically, the proposed metadata framework improves the efficiency of accessing of data in response to frequent queries on SDWs.In other words, the proposed framework decreases the response time of  ...  3 Conceptual Framework Metadata for Spatial Data Warehouse Figure 3 : 3 Conceptual Framework Metadata for Spatial Data Warehouse metadata element is to specify the representation methods of geomap display  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijdkp.2013.3306 fatcat:qy7ghmx4ejg57drcv7g2pmds7a

Collection metadata solutions for digital library applications

Linda L. Hill, Greg Jan�e, Ron Dolin, James Frew, Mary Larsgaard
1999 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
The key to integrated use of such a variety of collections in a digital library is collection metadata that represents the inherent and contextual characteristics of a collection.  ...  The Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) Project has designed and implemented collection metadata for several purposes: in XML form, the collection metadata "registers" the collection with the user interface  ...  metadata described in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(1999)50:13<1169::aid-asi3>;2-3 fatcat:5ues5gxmlbhx5ltk6x7cjqb7qy

Digital repository in ceramics: a metadata study

Chandana Patra
2008 Electronic library  
Purpose -This paper seeks to study the metadata requirements for setting up a digital repository in ceramics resources that would provide researchers and ceramic art professionals with access to the information  ...  Research limitations/implications -A digital repository should also contain information resources such as video and audio-video information resources.  ...  Therefore, scalability, interoperability, extensibility, federation, and composability are major issues for digital library systems.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02640470810893792 fatcat:c7xk3xmu6jgclmp5i7735zzujm

A Metadata Framework Developed at the Tsinghua University Library to Aid in the Preservation of Digital Resources

Jingfang Niu
2002 D-Lib Magazine  
The author points out that the Tsinghua University Library metadata framework provides a successful digital preservation solution that may be an appropriate solution for other organizations as well.  ...  The author points out that the Tsinghua University Library metadata framework provides a successful digital preservation solution that may be an appropriate solution for other organizations as well.  ...  I also thank Xiaohui Zheng and Ting Zeng, who participated in the discussion about the metadata framework, the XML schema and the description mechanism.  ... 
doi:10.1045/november2002-niu fatcat:lkakemyxxvhojfyrbtiqzhhpdy

Tooling the aggregator's workbench: Metadata visualization through statistical text analysis

Katrina Fenlon, Miles Efron, Peter Organisciak
2012 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
metadata quality and topical coverage in a scalable way.  ...  Digital library interoperability efforts have succeeded in making large-scale aggregation of digital collections technically feasible, to the extent that aggregations have become critical organizational  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported by IMLS LG-06-07-0020, a project hosted by the Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS).  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14504901161 fatcat:w66rx6z4lbcovcawljq5u6l5ra

Semantic enabled metadata management in PetaShare

Xinqi Wang, Dayong Huang, Ismail Akturk, Mehmet Balman, Gabrielle Allen, Tevfik Kosar
2009 International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing  
We designed a semantic enabled metadata framework using ontology for multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional large scale scientific data sets in a Data Grid setting.  ...  In this paper, we present the basic system architecture for this framework, as well as an initial implementation.  ...  SYSTEM DESIGN We propose a semantic enabled metadata framework for Data Grid systems.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijguc.2009.027917 fatcat:sea76hryhzb3fpsg2pbip5vjri

Mdmap: A Tool for Metadata Collection and Matching

Rico Simke
2014 Code4Lib Journal  
The Library of a Billion Words project is building an infrastructure for digitizing text that requires high-quality bibliographic metadata, but currently only sparse metadata from digitized editions is  ...  This paper describes a front-end for the semi-automatic collection, matching, and generation of bibliographic metadata obtained from different sources for use within a digitization architecture.  ...  digital age.” [11] This makes it an ideal source for enriching metadata in the Library of a Billion Words project.  ... 
doaj:13788cdc76624522a674cafccf84a77d fatcat:2fib5twxtre77jueslkz3smhpa
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