Barton, J. and Currier, S. and Hey, J.M.N. (2003) Building quality assurance into metadata creation: an analysis based on the learning objects and e-prints communities of practice. In: Dublin Core Conference 2003 (DC-2003): Support Communities of Discourse and Practice - Metadata Research and Applications, 2003-09-28 - 2003-10-02, Seattle, USA.
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This paper challenges some of the assumptions underlying the metadata creation process in the context of two communities of practice, based around learning object repositories and open e-Print archives. The importance of quality assurance for metadata creation is discussed and evidence from the literature, from the practical experiences of repositories and archives, and from related research and practices within other communities is presented. Issues for debate and further investigation are identified, formulated as a series of key research questions. Although there is much work to be done in the area of quality assurance for metadata creation, this paper represents an important first step towards a fuller understanding of the subject.
|Item type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Keywords:||metadata, quality assurance, learning, elearning, methodology, object repositories, open e-Print archives, resource discovery., Electronic information resources|
|Subjects:||Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Information resources > Electronic information resources|
|Department:||Professional Services > Information Services
Professional Services > Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Enhancement (CAPLE)
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||18 Jan 2007|
|Last modified:||12 Dec 2015 18:07|
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