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A thought-provoking introduction to metadata for all library and information students and professionals

David Haynes has fully revised his classic metadata textbook to bring it up to date with new technologies and standards.  It builds on the concept of metadata through an exploration of its purposes and uses as well as considering the main aspects of metadata management and includes brand new chapters on ‘Very Large Data Collections’ and the ‘Politics and Ethics of Metadata’. 301 more words

Managing Research Data

The many hats of the #DigitalLibrarian by #EmilyKolvitz

The Renaissance woman/man is proficient in a variety of things. In a way, the modern digital librarian is a true renaissance role because we can (and do) wear many hats.  1,175 more words


The #UnitedNations Digital Library

A result of the successful collaboration between the Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the United Nations Office at Geneva Library, the platform provides access to UN-produced materials in digital format, free of charge. 287 more words

Digital Libraries

Transforming our #Libraries from analog to digital: A 2020 vision

By 2020, we can build a collaborative digital library collection and circulation system in which thousands of libraries unlock their analog collections for a new generation of learners, enabling free, long-term, public access to knowledge. 163 more words


Management of cultural heritage information: policies and practices

As the iConference 2017 continues this week, we’ve made a new chapter, written by one of the conference chairs Gobinda Chowdhury, freely available to view and download from the Facet Publishing website. 223 more words