Managing eBook Metadata in Academic Libraries: Taming the by Donna E Frederick

By Donna E Frederick

Managing booklet Metadata in educational Libraries: Taming the Tiger tackles the subject of ebooks in educational libraries, a development that has been welcomed by means of scholars, college, researchers, and library employees. in spite of the fact that, whilst, the truth of buying ebooks, making them discoverable, and dealing with them offers library employees with many new demanding situations.

Traditional tools of cataloging and handling library assets are not any longer suitable the place the paying for of ebooks in programs and insist pushed acquisitions are the essential types for buying new content material. so much educational libraries have a posh metadata atmosphere in which a number of structures draw upon an analogous metadata for various reasons. This complexity makes the necessity for standards-based interoperable metadata extra vital than ever. as well as complexity, the character of the metadata surroundings itself generally varies a bit of from library to library making it tough to suggest a unmarried set of practices and methods which might be proper to, and potent in, all educational libraries.

Considering all of those components jointly, it's not mind-blowing whilst educational libraries locate it tricky to create and deal with the metadata for his or her e-book collections. This ebook is written as a consultant for metadata librarians, different technical companies librarians, and ancillary library employees who deal with publication collections to assist them comprehend the necessities for book metadata of their particular library context, to create a imaginative and prescient for e-book metadata administration, and to advance a plan which addresses the appropriate concerns in metadata administration in any respect phases of the lifecycle of ebooks in educational libraries from choice, to deselection or preservation.

  • Explores the explanations at the back of developing documents for our assets and demanding situations libraries to contemplate what that implies for his or her context
  • Discusses the advanced nature of educational libraries and the digital assets they require
  • Encourages librarians to discover their very own method to deal with metadata

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Managing eBook Metadata in Academic Libraries: Taming the Tiger

Coping with e-book Metadata in educational Libraries: Taming the Tiger tackles the subject of ebooks in educational libraries, a development that has been welcomed by means of scholars, school, researchers, and library employees. even if, while, the truth of buying ebooks, making them discoverable, and handling them provides library employees with many new demanding situations.

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