These readings should serve as an introduction to some of the issues we need to discuss and to bring us all on the same page regarding technical vocabulary. I realize that these readings will be very basic to some of you while they may be useful for others. Pick and choose as you like, and feel free to suggest others.
- Erik Mitchell, “Metadata Developments in Libraries and Other Cultural Heritage Institutions.” Library Technology Reports 49, no. 5: 5-10.
- Mary S. Woodley, “Crosswalks, Metadata Harvesting, Federated Searching, Metasearching: Using Metadata to Connect Users and Information.” In Introduction Metadata. Online Edition, Version 3.0. By Tony Gill, Anne J. Gilliland, Maureen Whalen, and Mary S. Woodley; edited by Murtha Baca.
- Patricia Harpring, Introduction to Controlled Vocabularies: Terminology for Art, Architecture, and Other Cultural Works. Getty: 2010.
- Cataloging Cultural Objects: A Guide to Describing Cultural Works and Their Images (CCO)
Cataloging examples: http://www.vraweb.org/ccoweb/cco/examplesindex.html