What is ‘Metadata’?
- meaningless jargon, or;
- a fashionable term for what we’ve always done, or;
- “a means of turning data into information”, and;
- “data about data”, and;
- the name of a film director (‘Luc Besson’), and;
- the title of a book (‘The Lord of the Flies’)
- Metadata means many things to many people
- AHDS is currently concerned primarily with resource discovery metadata.