TITLE

Mdmap: A Tool for Metadata Collection and Matching

AUTHOR(S)
Simke, Rico
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Code4Lib Journal;2014, Issue 26, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper describes a front-end for the semi-automatic collection, matching, and generation of bibliographic metadata obtained from different sources for use within a digitization architecture. The Library of a Billion Words project is building an infrastructure for digitizing text that requires high-quality bibliographic metadata, but currently only sparse metadata from digitized editions is available. The project's approach is to collect metadata for each digitized item from as many sources as possible. An expert user can then use an intuitive front-end tool to choose matching metadata. The collected metadata are centrally displayed in an interactive grid view. The user can choose which metadata they want to assign to a certain edition, and export these data as MARCXML. This paper presents a new approach to bibliographic work and metadata correction. We try to achieve a high quality of the metadata by generating a large amount of metadata to choose from, as well as by giving librarians an intuitive tool to manage their data.
ACCESSION #
99338821

 

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