Metadata for general purposes (cont.)
MARC Family (MARC | MODS | MARCXML) Exercises and Sources

 

Tools

XML schemas for downloading (if you use an XML editor)

Best Practices

Exercises

1.6 Analyze MARC21 Bibliographic records

  • Go to Worldcat: http://worldcat.org/
  • Find "Lord of the Rings and Philosophy" (book)
  • Locate a local library's item from this search results and display the book's MARC record.
  • Identify pieces of information (e.g., title, author, etc.)

and Create a MARC record for:

1.7 Analyze MARCXML Example Documents

1.8 Analyze MODS Example Documents

and create MODS records for:

  1. Gregory Crane. Georeferencing in Historical Collections. D-Lib Magazine, May 2004, Volume 10 Number 5. URL:http://www.dlib.org/dlib/may04/crane/05crane.html
  2. Moving Theory into Practice: Digital Imaging Tutorial. Prepared by Cornell University Library/ Research Department
    http://www.library.cornell.edu/preservation/tutorial/contents.html
  3. Humans And Robots / [Electronic Resource] by Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
    Note:
    search Worldcat to get the bibliographic information.

Value spaces

Name Authorities [search] http://authorities.loc.gov/

  • LC Name Authority file (LC NAF)
  • Subject authority headings
  • Title authority headings
  • Name/Title authority headings
  • Keyword authorities (all)

Controlled vocabularies available as Linked Data

Value lists (including usage guides)

MARC Value Lists also available as Linked Data http://id.loc.gov/

For languages and time (Linked Data)

Preservation schemes (all) as Linked Data http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/preservation.html