domingo, 12 de julio de 2009

The Metadata is the Interface: Better Description for Better Discovery of Archives and Special Collections: An OCLC Report

DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, 19 May 2009

This report synthesizes evidence from archival user studies and specifies what descriptive information is needed for research. It also includes recommendations for improving discovery of archives and special collections.

See documents below:

The Metadata is the Interface: Better Description for Better Discovery of Archives and Special Collections (.pdf: 190K/17pp.)
http://www.oclc.org/programs/publications/reports/2009-06.pdf

Archives and Special Collections Program
http://www.oclc.org/programs/ourwork/collectivecoll/archives/default.htm

For more information, contact
Jennifer Schaffner. Program Officer, OCLC Research
jennifer_schaffner@oclc.org ; +1-650-287-2140

Melissa Renspie, Senior Communications Officer. OCLC Research
melissa_renspie@oclc.org ; +1-614-761-5231