OCLC Research: Descriptive Metadata for Web Archiving

« OCLC Research established the Web Archiving Metadata Working Group (WAM) to develop recommendations for descriptive metadata. Their approach is tailored to the unique characteristics of archived websites, with an eye to helping institutions improve the consistency and efficiency of their metadata practices in this emerging area. The result of this collaboration is three publications that cover recommendations to help institutions improve the consistency and efficiency of their metadata practices, a literature review of user needs, and a review of web harvesting tools. (…)

  • Descriptive Metadata for Web Archiving: Recommendations of the OCLC Research Library Partnership Web Archiving Metadata Working Group
  • Descriptive Metadata of Web Archiving: Literature Review of User Needs
  • Descriptive Metadata of Archiving: Review of Harvesting Tools (…) »