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Archival metadata: creation, function and use


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Lukinac, Ana. (2018). Archival metadata: creation, function and use. BSc thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Information Science. [mentor Zlodi, Goran].

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This paper introduces the concept of metadata. It states three types of metadata and describes their characteristics. The paper explains metadata functions and their role in archives. Standards and schemes are crucial for controlled creation of metadata. This paper presents two metadata standards which are important for archival description. It presents ISAD(G) or General International Standard for Archival Description and ISAAR(CPF) or International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies Persons and Families), describes their purpose and states elements for archival description defined in these two standards. Also, it presents EAD, a standard used to encode finding aids, describes development and purpose of the standard.

Item Type: BSc thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: metadata, ISAD(G), ISAAR(CPF), EAD, archival description, metadata standards, metadata functions
Subjects: Information sciences
Departments: Department of Information Science
Supervisor: Zlodi, Goran
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2018 12:34
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2018 12:34

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