Category: Editorial


The “F-Word”: Folksonomies (Give them a Chance!)

The following post was submitted by students enrolled in LIS2407 – Metadata at the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences. For more information on the series, see the introductory post.  By Amy Berish and Amy Dinkins As individuals we...


Standardizing Metadata for Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities (DH) applications such as databases, digital editions, and data visualizations provide users with the opportunity to search and curate datasets in new and interesting ways. By using the power of computing technologies, DH applications can uncover patterns in data...


Building a Metadata Community

I recently returned from the 2014 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications in Austin, Texas, where I had the opportunity to mingle with a distinguished group of metadata minds. As a relatively new professional in the field, I...