Using Metadata Record Graphs to Understand Digital Library Metadata

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Title Using Metadata Record Graphs to Understand Digital Library Metadata
 
Creator Phillips, Mark E.
Zavalina, Oksana L.
Tarver, Hannah
 
Description Digital collections in cultural heritage institutions are increasingly digitizing physical items, collecting born-digital items, and making these resources available online. Metadata plays a crucial role in the discovery and management of these collections, which makes it important to identify areas of metadata improvement. A number of frameworks and associated metrics support metadata evaluation but this paper focuses on a less-studied aspect of accessibility by using traditional network analysis to understand the connections between metadata records created through shared data values, in elements such as subject or creator. The goal of the research reported in this paper is to investigate potential uses of network analysis and to determine which metrics hold the most promise in effective assessment of metadata at the database or collection level. We introduce the Metadata Record Graph and analyze how it can be used to better understand various-sized collections of metadata.
 
Publisher Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
 
Date 2020-03-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-Reviewed Papers
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://dcpapers.dublincore.org/pubs/article/view/4237
 
Source International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications; DC-2019--The Seoul, South Korea Proceedings; 49-58
1939-1366
1939-1358
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://dcpapers.dublincore.org/pubs/article/view/4237/2431
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications
 

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