4 articles Quality Control

Metadata Quality Control Workflow – UCLA Library

The level of quality control (QC) for metadata will vary based on the nature of the project, the project’s end goal, and the project’s metadata specifications.Metadata is created at multiple points throughout the digital project life cycle. For example, rights metadata is captured during the planning phase in the Risk Assessment Matrix,and later recorded in…

Implementing a Collaborative Workflow for Metadata Analysis, Quality Improvement, and Mapping

Implementing a Collaborative Workflow for Metadata Analysis, Quality Improvement, and Mapping The University of North Texas (UNT) and the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) are collaborating to digitize, process, and make publicly available more than one million photographs from the Oklahoma Publishing Company‚Äôs historic photo archive. The project, started in 2013, is expected to span a…

Metadata Clean Sweep: A Digital Library Audit Project

Metadata Clean Sweep: A Digital Library Audit Project R. Niccole Westbrook, University of Houston Libraries Dan Johnson, University of Houston Libraries Karen Carter, Rutgers School of Communication and Information Angela Lockwood, Texas Women’s University School of Library and Information Studies Abstract As digital library collections grow in size, metadata issues such as inconsistencies, incompleteness and…

Metadata Quality Control

Metadata Quality Control (Jan 2015) DOI: 10.3318/DRI.2015.1 This short guide discusses the basics of metadata quality control, including why metadata quality matters, problems inherent in poor quality metadata, and steps one can take to improve metadata quality. The guide is introductory, and suggests a number of procedures and available tools; it should prove useful to…