Build up your knowledge of how we make information objects classifiable and retrievable. Practice writing metadata descriptions. Sort through types of indexing languages. Get a top-to-bottom view of how to analyse websites, databases and texts.
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Basic principles involved in structuring information objects and creating the metadata which makes them retrievable. Topics include: information structures, hypertext, markup languages, databases, automatic and derived indexing, metadata and description, document type definitions and schemas, indexing languages and standards and subject analysis.
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