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Experiences with metadata Angela Murphy The Picture Business MILE 23 August 2007 Individual experiences with grouping and metadata Pre-advanced age - hands-on picture research Subject headings and basic courses of action Setting up a photo library Importing metadata from databases
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Experiences with metadata Angela Murphy The Image Business MILE 23 August 2007

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Personal experiences with order and metadata Pre-advanced age - hands-on picture examination Subject headings and basic plans Setting up a photo library Importing metadata from databases Digitized card files A noteworthy financed digitisation venture (NMSI) Thesaurii and subject orders Encounters with the scholarly world (Courtauld) - not all undertakings were the same Systems, metadata, and web indexes

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Background 1980s: Picture proofreader and scientist 1990s Science & Society Picture Library ScM, NMPFT, NRM Time Out Group, The Labor Party, Getty Images Courtauld Institute University of Cambridge - galleries, chronicles, libraries

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The pre-computerized age Still applies to 90% of the world’s social picture assets The concealed assets NMPFT (National Media Museum) Courtauld Institute Cambridge University

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NMSI - searching for scientific classifications

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Evolution of picture metadata Pictures: negatives, prints, transparencies Need to discover pictures - daily paper picture libraries, press and stock offices - lists of craftsmanship history e.g. Witt Library, slide libraries, LoC picture accumulations

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Working towards a subject chain of importance - simple organizer tabs Collection names ScM Library Lists Daily Herald Daily Express Also utilized SHIC (Social History Index) Library of Congress Subject Headings (very little utilize)

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Images of things in 3D Collections Collection Names Sub-headings adjusted from the library records, in meeting with custodians Pictures from the Pictorial & Photography Collections Adapted existing sub-headings Typed up all the Daily Herald and Daily Express sub-headings Adapted to fit into a subject order - forever and a day Building on the progressive system

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The NOF-subsidized undertaking Opportunity to defend the subject headings Keywords, decisive words, magic words Concepts, activities and feelings another framework

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Going computerized

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The Home Page

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Global Menus

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Browsing Using Categories

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Main Subject Level

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The Sub-Category Level

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The Sub-Category Level

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Preview A Single Image

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Issues: Migrating to abroad accomplices Commercial accomplices did not need a xml fare of metadata Several had never known about xml Picture libraries get a large number of picture records consistently from many distinctive sources. Which xml standard ?

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Courtauld Institute NOF venture group made capable, complex DAM Day-to-day exercises not incorporated into task Most staff want to utilize known, previous, basic Access databases Locked-in pictures/information Authority records - ULAN and Witt

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Keywords and thesaurii Keyword Search “Select a decisive word beneath to start another search” Keywords : representations, books, finger rings, busts Keywording done by means of thesaurii Ensures consistency, yet not intended to empower unmediated quests Poor results on regular general inquiries

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The Bar at the Folies Bergere Keywords bars (1) | lager (7) | bottles (13) | dresses (108) | men (790) | mirrors (94) | pieces of jewelry (36) | oranges (2) | trapezes (1) | servers (2) | ladies (1356) Keyword Search Select a magic word underneath to start another inquiry outfit , materials , furniture and decorations , ladies , game and relaxation , individuals , individuals and associations , business, trade, industry , ensemble, adornments and individual appearance , fine and connected expressions, model , making things , producing , science and innovation , visual works , household and social life, ceremonies and traditions , objects , covering (procedure) , forms , periods and styles , materials , nature , material working , painting , servers , dresses , accessories , bottles , trapezes , bars , brew , oranges , natural product , eating and drinking , plant science , games and recreations , gems , coatings (materials) , countries and people groups , paint , french , bar , canvas , holders , eating and drinking spots , female individuals , sustenance and beverage , articles of clothing for the entire body , vaulting , male individuals , mirror , oil paint , individuals by sexual orientation , individuals in administration occupations , plant , vessels (compartments) , plants , mirrors , men , artistic creations

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A metadata\'s cut

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Cambridge DAM Project 8 center accomplices - all college offices Libraries, galleries, scholastics, technologists Up to 30 potential accomplices Broad scope of issues - relating from the refined to the dull Organize, evaluate, erase, rename, include data, convey, spread, earn….. All include enhanced utilization of metadata

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Cambridge DAM Project University of Cambridge Library Royal Commonwealth Society Darwin ventures Fitzwilliam Museum Scott Polar Research Institute Museum of Archeology & Anthropology Dspace CARET (Center for Advanced Research in Educational Technology)

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Analog or computerized ?

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IPTC headers

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How well does it work for us ? Essential as a fleeting arrangement Needs to be stretched out in a few key territories Cultural utilize as of now conflicting

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IPTC - Mapped fields

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Tagging Objects

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The part of funders To make more exact requests of the beneficiaries of their trusts, so as to: Ensure advanced safeguarding Ensure the rights data is collected Ensure computerized resource creation Pay more than lip administration to the thought of sustainablity and re-purposing

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