Browse by Subject "Metadata"

  • Alkhaldi, Ala' (2014-05-30)
    We present Wasef, a metadata system for NoSQL data stores. Wasef allows us to support important features such as data provenance, flexible data operations, and new administration tools. Our system has a general design that ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M. (2009-02-08)
    The Semantic Web promises powerful new functionality for bibliographic databases by combining bibliographic informa- tion with knowledge about the world. However, the kinds of representation that are possible in Semantic ...

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  • Dubin, David; Futrelle, Joe; Plutchak, Joel (IDEAlliance and Mulberry Technologies, Inc, 2006-08-07)
    Description of structural and semantic relationships and properties of, within, and between resources is seen as a key issue in digital preservation. But the markup languages used to encode descriptions for migration between ...

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  • Shreeves, Sarah L. (2006-02-16)
    Presentation for the IMLS 2006 WebWise Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M. (Information Today, 2004-11)
    As digital library development begins to focus on interoperability and collection federation, resource developers need to be concerned with contributing to national and international collections, while not losing sight of ...

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  • Stvilia, Besiki; Gasser, Les; Twidale, Michael B.; Shreeves, Sarah L.; Cole, Timothy W. (2004-11-06)
    This paper presents early results from our empirical studies of metadata quality in large corpuses of metadata harvested under Open Archives Initiative (OAI) protocols. Along with some discussion of why and how metadata ...

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  • Nichols, D.M.; Twidale, M.B.; Cunningham, S.J. (ACM, 2012)
    The open access movement has highlighted the barriers that exist for users to gain access to significant portions of the research literature. The open data approach seeks to extend the principles of open access to the data ...

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  • McDonough, Jerome P. (Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2006)
    METS is an XML document format intended for the encoding of complex objects within digital libraries. It provides the means to record all of the descriptive, administrative, structural and behavioral metadata needed to ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Isaac, Antoine; Fenlon, Katrina S.; Doerr, Martin; Meghini, Carlo; Palmer, Carole L.; Jett, Jacob (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, 2013-10)
    This report presents the results of a collaboration between members of the IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) project and developers of the Europeana Data Model (EDM) to construct a formal extension of EDM that ...

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  • Fenlon, Katrina S.; Palmer, Carole L. (2012-10-11)
    This slideset summarizes the results of a national survey of reference services providers, which aimed to evaluate the Institute of Museum and Library Services Digital Collections and Content resource. The full report will follow.

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  • Koteles, Colin J. (2008-04-13)
    An analysis of existing OAI/PMH metadata conformance to the DLF/Aquifer Implementation Guidelines for Shareable MODS Records. Results of this analysis are used to predict both the nature and extent of future normalization ...

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  • Urban, Richard J.; Twidale, Michael B. (2010-01-13)
    As aggregations of digitized cultural heritage materials grow larger, it becomes difficult to understand the size, scope and significant features of purpose-built collections. The dimensionless nature of digital libraries ...

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  • Chilana, Parmit (2006-08)
    My role in this practicum has been to understand metadata reprocessing and augmentation techniques and how they can be applied to the Institute of Museum and Library Services Digital Collections and Content Collection ...

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  • Jackson, Amy S. (2006-10-23)
    The creation of an item-level metadata repository as a component of the Digital Collections and Content project has created a unique opportunity to compare metadata practices from various contributing collections and ...

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  • Jackson, Amy S. (2006-10-16)
    A primary goal of the IMLS Digital Collections and Content project has been to encourage sharing of metadata and participation in aggregating projects. Benefits realized through these activities include increased visibility ...

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  • Azogu, Olajumoke; Chen, Jiangping (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Random samples are desired by researchers to produce results that are generalizable. We present an approach to extract random samples of metadata records from Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Dubin, David (ACM, 2008-06-17)
    Formalizing collection-level/item-level metadata relationships encounters the problem of trivial satisfaction. We offer a solution related to current work in IR and ontology evaluation.

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Renear, Allen H.; Urban, Richard J. (2010-10-25)
    Collections of artifacts, images, texts, and other cultural objects are not arbitrary aggregations, but are designed to support specific research and scholarly activities. Collection-level metadata directly supports this ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Renear, Allen H. (2010-10-25)
    Slides from a presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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