publication . Article . 2014

Digital Libraries that Demonstrate High Levels of Mutual Complementarity in Collection- level Metadata Give a Richer Representation of their Content and Improve Subject Access for Users

Aoife Lawton;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2014 Journal: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (issn: 1715-720X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Alberta
Abstract
<jats:p>A Review of:&#x0D; Zavalina, O. L. (2013). Complementarity in subject metadata in large-scale digital libraries: A comparative analysis. Cataloging &amp; Classification Quarterly, 52(1), 77-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01639374.2013.848316&#x0D; &#x0D; Abstract&#x0D; &#x0D; Objective – To determine how well digital library content is represented through free-text and subject headings. Specifically to examine whether a combination of free-text description data and controlled vocabulary is more comprehensive than free-text description data alone in describing digital collections.&#x0D; &#x0D; Design – Qualitative content analysis and complementarity compa...
Subjects
free text keywords: cataloguing, metadata, Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, Z
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