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Todd Carpenter's presentation on Metadata at AAP-PSP Annual conference 2016 in Washington, DC

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  1. 1. Metadata, identifiers and linking together content Todd Carpenter Executive Director, NISO AAP - PSP Annual Meeting Washington, DC • • • February 4, 2016
  2. 2. <dc:title> Metadata, identifiers and linking together content </dc:title> <dc:author>Todd Carpenter</dc:author> Executive Director, NISO AAP - PSP Annual Meeting Washington, DC • • • February 4, 2016
  3. 3. <dc:title>Metadata, identifiers and linking together content</dc:title> <dc:creator>Todd A. Carpenter</dc:creator> <dc:creator>ORCID: 0000-0002-8320-0491</dc:creator> <dc:subject>Metdata</dc:subject> <dc:description>Todd Carpenter talk on Metadata during AAP-PSP Annual Conference</dc:description> <dc:publisher>National Information Standards Organization</dc:publisher> <dc:date>2016-02-04</dc:date> <dc:type>InteractiveResource </dc:type> <dc:format>vnd.ms-powerpoint</dc:format> <dc:identifier>DOI: </dc:identifier> <dc:identifier>URI: </dc:identifier> <dc:language>en</dc:language> <dc:rights>https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode</dc:rights> 3
  4. 4. OK, I’ll stop talking in angle brackets, I promise! 4
  5. 5. “Why should we care, it’s only metadata?” 5
  6. 6. “Why should we care, it’s only metadata?” Because on the Internet, metadata can be more important than the actual thing it describes. 6
  7. 7. Photo: Minneapolis College of Art and Design Library 7
  8. 8. Photo: OSU Thompson Library Stacks” by Kristin Six 8
  9. 9. You can’t walk the stacks in a digital library or browse the shelves in an online bookstore 9
  10. 10. 10 Does anyone know what this is?
  11. 11. 11 Digitally, all you can browse or search is metadata
  12. 12. Photo: Minneapolis College of Art and Design Library 12 And for most books, this is the best we can give you?
  13. 13. Metadata, metadata everywhere 13
  14. 14. May 18, 2015 14
  15. 15. May 18, 2015 Function 15
  16. 16. May 18, 2015 Purpose 16
  17. 17. May 18, 2015 Domain 17
  18. 18. May 18, 2015 Community 18
  19. 19. May 18, 2015 This landscape in full size 19
  20. 20. We all want our own
  21. 21. Do we really need all this complexity? 21
  22. 22. YES! 22
  23. 23. May 18, 2015 23 Content form metadata Metadata elements embedded in the content file Such as PDF, JATS, Docbook, TEI EPUB
  24. 24. May 18, 2015 24 Business exchange metadata ONIX v2.1 and v3.0 are not completely different Upgrade if you haven’t!
  25. 25. May 18, 2015 25 Author identification PLEASE, PLEASE ADOPT ORCID! There is also ISNI in other contexts
  26. 26. May 18, 2015 26 Taxonomies/Subject Headings LCSH, BISAC/BIC, Thema Domain specific taxonomies Should you be mapping taxonomies to your books, titles, chapters, within text?
  27. 27. May 18, 2015 27
  28. 28. May 18, 2015 Managing identifiers and metadata well is difficult and expensive 28
  29. 29. May 18, 2015 Managing identifiers and metadata poorly can be more expensive and probably in ways you can’t track. 29
  30. 30. Thank you! Todd Carpenter, Executive Director tcarpenter@niso.org National Information Standards Organization (NISO) 3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 302 Baltimore, MD 21211 USA +1 (301) 654-2512 www.niso.org

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