Understanding Metadata is a revision and expansion of Metadata Made
Simpler: A guide for libraries published by NISO Press in 2001. This PDF covers a lot of ground in twenty pages, including: What is Metadata?; What Does Metadata Do?; Structuring Metadata; Metadata Schemes and Element Sets; Creating Metadata; Interoperability and Exchange of Metadata. It contains a few example metadata records, a long list of links to related resources, and a glossary of terms.

URL: http://www.niso.org/publications/press/UnderstandingMetadata.pdf
Keywords: Metadata, Interoperability, Dublin Core, Metadata schemes
Publisher: NISO
Date created: 2004-01-01 05:00:00.000
Language: http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/iso639-2/eng
Time required: P30M
Educational use: professionalDevelopment
Educational audience: student
Interactivity type: expositive