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

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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.

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Document Creating / Publishing Body: National Information Standards Organization (NISO); Written by Jenn Riley

Date of Creation: January 1, 2017

Topics: Metadata

Associated SERP Framework Element: Open Standard / Neutral Formats

Date Resource Added/Modified: March 14, 2018


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