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    • The Continuum of Metadata Quality: Defining, Expressing, Exploiting 

      Bruce, Thomas R.; Hillmann, Diane I. (ALA Editions, 2004)
      Like pornography, metadata quality is difficult to define. We know it when we see it, but conveying the full bundle of assumptions and experience that allow us to identify it is a different matter. For this reason, among ...
    • The Emerging Cataloging Future 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (Trozzolo Creative Resources, Inc., 2008-07)
      At a recent meeting of the Massachusetts Library Association, attendees were enthusiastic about the possibilities for new directions for library systems and cataloging.
    • Facing Forward: The Challenges Facing Cataloging and Catalogers 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (2008-10-16)
      Description of changes coming to cataloging with RDA: Resource Description and Access. Includes the relationship with Semantic Web technologies and the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) model.
    • Falling From the Metadata Edge 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (Trozzolo Creative Enterprises, Inc., 2007-01)
    • Flying to Pluto 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (Trozzolo Creative Resources, Inc., 2007-11)
      This years' Dublin Core conference in Singapore has just ended, and I find myself again considering the difficulties of training people around the issues of interest in Dublin Core at the moment, some of which are percolating ...
    • Getting There 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (2008-11-17)
      RDA is a project with two parts: the textual instruction and the formal representation of elements; both are proceeding towards completion. Questions remain about the possible role of OCLC in assisting libraries in this ...
    • Great Leaps Forward 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (Trozzolo Creative Enterprises, Inc., 2007-07)
    • Improving Metadata Quality: Augmentation and Recombination 

      Hillmann, Diane I.; Dushay, Naomi; Phipps, Jon (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2004-10)
      Digital libraries have, in the main, adopted the traditional library notion of the metadata 'record' as the basic unit of management and exchange. Although this simplifies the harvest and re-exposure of metadata, it limits ...
    • Is There a Future for Cataloging? 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (Trozzolo Creative Enterprises, Inc., 2006-07)
    • LC Bib Futures--Is It Our Future, Too? 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (Trozzolo Creative Resources, Inc., 2008-03)
      One of this fall's most interesting happenings was the release of the draft report of the Library of Congress Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control (since replaced by the final report). The WG had been ...
    • Maps and gaps: Strategies for vocabulary design and development 

      Hillmann, Diane I.; Phipps, Jon; Dunsire, Gordon (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2013)
      In this paper we discuss changes in the vocabulary development landscape, their origins, and future implications, via analysis of several existing standards. We examine the role of semantics and mapping in future development, ...
    • March of the Librarians 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (Trozzolo Creative Enterprises, Inc., 2007-05)
    • The Metadata Layer: Rich Chocolate Value in a Vanilla World 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (Trozzolo Creative Enterprises, Inc., 2007-03)
    • Metadata Quality: From Evaluation to Augmentation 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (2007-07-09)
      The conversation about metadata quality has developed slowly in libraries, hindered by unexamined assumptions about metadata carrying over from experience in the MARC environment. In the wider world, discussions about ...
    • A Metadata Registry from Vocabularies Up: the NSDL Registry Project 

      Hillmann, Diane I.; Sutton, Stuart A.; Phipps, Jon; Laundry, Ryan (DC-2006 Conference, 2006)
      The NSDL Metadata Registry is designed to provide humans and machines with the means to discover, create, access and manage metadata schemes, schemas, application profiles, crosswalks and concept mappings. This paper ...
    • Metadata Standards and Appications: NASIG 2007 

      Hillmann, Diane I.; Marker, Rhonda; Brady, Chris (Taylor & Francis, 2007)
      This two-day training course, sponsored by ALCTS and CDS and designed by Diane Hillmann, is currently one of the best courses on metadata available. It gives an overview of how metadata is developing within the context ...
    • Metadata Wants to Be Free (and Muddy) 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (2008-01)
      With the recent merger of OCLC and RLG, the near monopoly of OCLC over library metadata distribution is complete. This is, to some extent, a good news/bad news situation. The good news is that OCLC is as aware as any ...
    • Networked Resources and Metadata Interest Group: An RDA Update 

      Hillmann, Diane I. (2007-07-09)
      The presentation is an update and explanation of the RDA/DCMI ageement made in London on May 1, 2007, including the implications for librarians creating metadata.
    • The NSDL Registry 

      Hillmann, Diane I.; Phipps, Jon (2006-06-16)
    • The NSDL Registry: An Update 

      Hillmann, Diane I.; Phipps, Jon (2007-08-30)
      Presenting an update of the work during 2006/07 on the NSDL Registry, including new history functionality and multilingual capabilities.