Foreword - Diane I. Hillmann 1. Introduction to Metadata for Digital Collections 2. Introduction to Resource Description and Dublin Core 3. Resource Identification and Responsibility Elements 4. Resource Content and Relationship Elements 5. Controlled Vocabularies for Improved Resource Discovery 6. XML-Encoded Metadata 7. MODS:The Metadata Object Description Schema 8. VRA Core: The Visual Resources Association Core Categories 9. Metadata Interoperability, Shareability, and Quality 10. Designing and Documenting a Metadata Scheme 11. Metadata, Linked Data, and the Semantic Web.
Stephen J. Miller is based at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA.
"Books that encourage librarians to explore the full scope of their metadata heritage are to be welcomed and I encourage digital collections managers to read this one." -- Library Management "...an extremely useful book for everyone currently or potentially involved in the creation of metadata: those with little to no experience in using non-MARC metadata, who either need to do so now or who would simply like to remain current with developments in the field; those who need a ready-reference work for a particular metadata scheme; and students of cataloguing and metadata." -- College & Research Libraries