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ERIC Number: EJ813790
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-0004-9670
Manifestations of Metadata: From Alexandria to the Web--Old is New Again
Kennedy, Patricia
Australian Library Journal, v57 n2 p128-146 May 2008
This paper is a discussion of the use of metadata, in its various manifestations, to access information. Information management standards are discussed. The connection between the ancient world and the modern world is highlighted. Individual perspectives are paramount in fulfilling information seeking. Metadata is interpreted and reflected upon in a broad sense, using its literal meaning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia