Understanding Metadata: What is Metadata, and What is it for?: A Primer

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Understanding Metadata: What is Metadata, and What is it for?: A Primer

This resource offers a comprehensive overview of metadata, covering topics such as metadata types, standardization, and use in the cultural heritage sector and in the broader world. The Primer is accompanied by plentiful examples of metadata at work.  Metadata discussed includes MARC, BIBFRAME, MODS, CIDOC CRM, CDWA, VRA Core, EAD, PREMIS, TEI, and MEI.


National Information Standards Organization (NISO); Written by Jenn Riley

January 1, 2017

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March 14, 2018


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