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Metadata Schemas

A <i>Metadata Schema</i> is used to define the metadata fields that need to be filled out on the <i>Metadata</i> screen of an asset. Each schema defines the fields …

Databases

PREMIS: Preservation Metadata Maintenance Activity (Library of Congress)

The PREMIS Data Dictionary for Preservation Metadata is the international standard for metadata to support the preservation of digital objects and …

How do we begin to construct Data Flow Diagrams (DFDs)?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});A <b>data flow diagram</b> (<b>DFD</b>) is a graphical representation of the “<b>flow</b>” of <b>data</b> through an information …

Schema crosswalk

A <b>schema crosswalk</b> is a table that shows equivalent elements (or "fields") in more than one database schema. It maps the elements in one schema to the …

Entity–relationship model

An <b>entity–relationship model</b> (<b>ER model</b> for short) describes interrelated things of interest in a specific domain of knowledge. A basic ER model is …

Database Basics

About MySQL Essentials<p>MySQL Database Architecture<p><b>Purchase and download the full PDF and ePub versions of this MySQL eBook for only $9.99</b><p>What is a …

Databases

What IM Professionals need to know: Entity Relationship Modelling

For information management (IM) professionals, <b>entity relationship modelling</b> has become a necessary skill set.<p>Until recently the Enterprise eCM …

Seven Deadly Sins of Database Design

<b>Seven Deadly Sins of Database Design</b><p><b>How to avoid the worst problems in database design.</b><p>by Jason Tiret<p>Several factors can lead to a poor database …

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Faceted classification

A <b>Faceted classification</b> is a classification scheme used in organizing knowledge into a systematic order. A faceted classification uses semantic …

Breaking Down Big Data: The Value in Metadata

“<i>I never met a data that I didn’t like.</i>” -- Internet Meme<p>As a Partner at Optimity Advisors, my role is to work with clients to make data likeable: …

Metadata registry

A <b>metadata registry</b> is a central location in an organization where metadata definitions are stored and maintained in a controlled method.<p>A metadata …

AGLS Metadata Standard

The AGLS Metadata Standard is a set of descriptive properties to improve visibility and availability of online resources.<p>AGLS is published as …

What do the Simple Folk Do?

<b>The role of the Data Governance Function</b><p>Something I don’t think I’ve ever mentioned in this column is my long-standing love affair with the theatre, …

Why do we need canonical data models for information governance?

A <b>canonical data model</b> refers to a <b>logical data model</b> which is the accepted standard within a business or industry for a process / system etc.<p>In …

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Released as Linked Open Data

We’re delighted to announce that the Getty Research Institute has released the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)® as Linked Open Data. This …

Open Data

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Understanding Metadata

<i>The third article in a series of insights about metadata.</i><p>We’ve talked a lot about language, but language is just one, albeit a big one, of the …

ID3

For other uses, see ID3 (disambiguation).<p><b>ID3</b> is a metadata container most often used in conjunction with the MP3 audio file format. It allows …

The Metadata Challenge

<b>What exactly is the metadata challenge?</b><p>As discussed in our insight <i>The</i> <i>Language of Metadata</i>, using precise and consistent language as a business tool …

The value of Metadata

One of the best chapters I’ve ever read about metadata can be found in Darin Stewart’s book <i>Building Enterprise Taxonomies</i>. To quote Stewart:<p><i>Metadata</i> …

The Language Of Metadata

<i>The first in a series of Insights about metadata, the challenges, how to use it to your advantage manage it over time.</i><p>Why do we all get so confused …

Introduction to Metadata

<b>Tony Gill, Anne J. Gilliland, Maureen Whalen, and Mary S. Woodley</b><p><b>Edited by Murtha Baca</b><p>An online publication devoted to metadata, its types and uses, …

Metadata and System Design for Information Governance

In today’s world Information professionals need cross-functional skills to assist their organisations, which are struggling with poor quality data, …

Metadata

Search behaviour in electronic document and records management systems: an exploratory investigation and model

It is first important to understand why users seek information. For the most part, information seekers will have identified their information need …