Technology, Metadata and Mannix Library Special Collections Descriptive Tools and Considerations

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Huw Sandaver


This paper discusses the varying metadata and technical standards used with Mannix Librarys special collections, specifically descriptive standards, the MARC standard, the Dublin Core Metadata Element Set in use with the University of Divinitys CONTENTdm repository and tools such as Mirador, Omeka and the services they interact with. The paper merges and expands on a virtual conference presentation for ANZTLA Virtual Mini-Conference 2020 and several posts for a pre-conference cataloguing workshop.

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