Transcript of "Descriptive metadata related to fiction"
ASIST 2012 Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD, October 26-30, 2012Descriptive metadata related to fiction: similarities of different user groups Dr. Alenka Šauperl Department of Library and Information Science and Book Studies Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana Slovenia
4 user groups share an interest in novels• Librarians – Library catalogs: class numbers, subject headings, notes• Publishers – Promotion summaries• Journalists and literary theorists – Reviews• Readers – Comments and tags in social networks
NOVEL LCC DDC UDCThomas Mann PT2625 .A44 B313 833.91 821.112.2-31(1875-1955): 1992Confessions of Felix PT German literature 83 German literature 82 LiteratureKrull, confidenceman : the early PT 2625 Individual 833 German fiction 821 Literatures ofyears. 1st ed. New authors – time perod individual languagesYork : Vintage 1860/70 – 1960Books, 1992 .A44 Mann, Thomas 833.91 German 821.112.2 German fiction in the time literature period 1900-1990 B313 Cutter number 821-311.2 for the uniform title Representational of the work novels of customs and characters. Depiction of everyday life. Realistic, slice-of-life novels
Guidelines on subject access to • Finnish (Saarti, 2000) and individual works of fiction, Slovenian research findings drama, etc. • Topic• Form and genre (e.g., mystery • Literary character fiction, mystery plays) • Location of the story• Literary characters • Time of the story• Setting (time and location) • Experience• Topic • Author • Evaluation • Structure • Literary genre • Award • Background of work • Similar work • Place in literary history
PublishersBook Industry Study Group: BISAC Subject Promotion Heading List summaries• FIC028000 FICTION / Science Fiction / General • Evaluation• FIC028010 FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure • Topic• FICTION / Science Fiction / Alternative History see • Literary character/s Alternative History • Author• FIC028020 FICTION / Science Fiction / High Tech • Place• FIC028050 FICTION / Science Fiction / Military • Experience• FIC028040 FICTION / Science Fiction / Short Stories • Literary genre• FIC028030 FICTION / Science Fiction / Space Opera • Other work or author• FIC028060 FICTION / Science Fiction / Steampunk * • Time • Excerpt • Publishing year • Award • Structure • Translation
Literary theorists• Evaluation • Author• Genre • Other work• Topic • General information• Literary characters • Similar authors and works• Excerpt • Experience• Structure • Language• Place • Foreword• Style • Award• Time
Wikipedia entry for a novelChapters Infobox• Introductory sentence • Title• Summary • Translator• Series • Image with caption• Awards, evaluation • Author• Editions, translations, adaptations • Illustrator• Sources • Cover_artist• See also references • Country• Links to external sources • Language• Categories • Series – genre – Year • Genre – Country • Publisher – Age group • Release_date – Author • English_pub_date – Award • Media_type – Series – Main character • Pages – Language • ISBN – Media type (e.g., based on a film) • OCLC identification number – Topic • Preceded and followed by • Class number • Subject headings
Readers’ tags and comments in LibraryThing and Amazon• Genre• Topic• Author• Position in literary history• Evaluation• Place• Style• Other authors and their works• Time• Experience• Title of the work• Readers action or intention• Total literary works
STORYLINE AUTHOR GENRE EVALUATIONTopic Name often Expected Award repeated informationEvents Other works Opinion •Positive •NegativeSetting Biographical Emotional•Location information experience•TimeLiterary characters Awards•Their profession•Their role in thenovelHow detailed? Authority work? Multiple genres? Include in the library catalog?User enhanced Enhancing catalogrecords? records at a later date?