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OCLS 2013 handout of slides

APLA 2013 slides


PPCM8107

Winter 2013


Introduction to cataloguing: links

Glossary
http://www.getty.edu/research/publications/electronic_publications/intrometadata/glossary.html

Example of what can be done with structured, share-able metadata:
http://worldcat.org
http://worldcat.org/identities/ example search - Muybridge, Eadweard

AquaBrowser - one example of a discovery layer, to improve user experience (UX) http://aquabrowser.lib.ed.ac.uk


Controlled vocabularies
Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)
http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/ulan/index.html

Library of Congress name authority file (LCNAF) http://authorities.loc.gov

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)
http://authorities.loc.gov
http://id.loc.gov/

Art & Architecture Thesaurus
http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/



The online Charles Cushman Photograph Collection uses “descriptive metadata for the subject content, geographic location, genre and physical characteristics of each image … including terms from controlled vocabularies”
http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/cushman/


NISO – a standards developer … to promote discovery, retrieval, management and preservation of published content
http://www.niso.org/topics/tl/BibliographicRoadmap/
http://www.niso.org/news/events/2013/dcmi/bibframework


The ongoing battle for open access to information:
The last days of Aaron Swartz http://www.bcla.bc.ca/page/news.aspx (posted 1/14/2013)