Introduction to Metadata

Format Web pages Created by Edited by Murtha Baca
Organisation Getty Research Institute

For those wanting advanced information on metadata and the way in which it allows collections to be discoverable, Introduction to Metadata [Getty, 2016] covers a lot of useful ground.

It includes chapters on:

  • An overview of metadata.
  • Metadata in relation to resources on the web.
  • “Methods, tools, standards, and protocols that can be used to publish and disseminate digital collections in a variety of online venues.”
  • “Options for determining and recording core rights metadata.”
  • “Practical principles for metadata creation and maintenance.”
  • An updated glossary.
Rights 2008, 2016 J. Paul Getty Trust
Publish date 2008, 2016