Monday, May 24, 2010
Zeng, Marcia Lei and Jian Qin. Metadata. NewYork: Neal-Schuman, 2008. 025.3 Zeng ISBN 978-1555706357
Internationally recognized metadata experts Zeng and Qin have created a comprehensive primer for advanced undergraduate, graduate, or continuing education courses in information organization, information technology, cataloging, digital libraries, electronic archives, and, of course, metadata. An outcome-based approach lets learners with different orientations adapt their new knowledge and skills to any domain. Uuseful features include sample problems with solutions, quizzes, hands-on tutorials, and a recommended reading list at the end of each chapter. A companion digital library on CD-ROM for instructors includes quizzes, answer keys, and additional exercises.