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Digitization Resources: Metadata for NY Heritage Digital Projects

Standards, best practices, and resources for digital collection building.

What is metadata?

"Metadata is structured information that describes, explains, locates, or otherwise makes it easier to retrieve, use, or manage an information resource." -- (NISO, Understanding Metadata, 2004)

Metadata Basics & Best Practices

New York Heritage Data Dictionary

Dublin Core Metadata

Controlled Vocabularies

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