What's Next for Metadata at CUL?
Given the rapidly changing information environment, both in the library and on the Web, libraries face a significant challenge in determining the appropriate roles and types of metadata for both discovery and description of information resources. As we consider professional, contributed, programmatic and intentional metadata, what combination of these will best meet the needs of our users, and best fit with the emerging architecture of information within Cornell and beyond? The talk presents a variety of relevant examples, opportunities and questions.
Presented to the CUL Metadata Working Group on December 19, 2008.