Chopey, Michael A.
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Michael A. Chopey, of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries, is head of the Cataloging Department and an adjunct instructor in the graduate Library and Information Science Program at UH Manoa. His article "Planning and Implementing a Metadata-Driven Digital Repository" received the "Best of CCQ" award for the best article published in volume 40 of Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, published by Haworth Press Inc.
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ItemPlanning and Implementing a Metadata-Driven Digital Repository(Haworth Press Inc., 2005)Metadata are used to organize and control a wide range of different types of information object collections, most of which are accessed via the World Wide Web. This chapter presents a brief introduction to the purpose of metadata and how it has developed, and an overview of the steps to be taken and the functional expertise required in planning for and implementing the creation, storage, and use of metadata for resource discovery in a local repository of information objects.