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A Scout Report Signpost Look at One Aspect of Metadata: Resource Type

In this article Amy Tracy Wells, Coordinator of the Scout Report Signpost, discusses metadata and its application to the cataloging of Internet resources. The article also discusses the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative and its metadata standards.
Metadata Games

The digital catalog of any library, archive, or museum relies on metadata (data about data) to enable searchers to get the most relevant results. As more institutions digitize their collections, a vast amount of metadata needs to be generated. But can metadata generation actually be fun? That's the premise behind Metadata Games, an "open source crowdsourcing game platform" that offers a collection...
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