This book provides a practical introduction to metadata for the digital library, describing in detail how to implement a strategic approach which will enable complex digital objects to be discovered, delivered and preserved in the short- and long-term.
'If you are teaching data science then all your students should be made aware of this book. When it comes to organisations. I can't see any reason for not making sure that anyone managing an Excel data base has a copy to refer to.... Excellent value for the price'-Martin White, Informer'I gained many practical tips for using a spreadsheet to clean data, and alternate ways of approaching classification while reading this book - there is hope for cleaner data!'- Mary Silvia Whittaker, SLA Taxonomy
This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling Chief Data Officer's Playbook offers new insights into the role of the CDO and the data environment. Written by two of the world's leading experts in data driven transformation, it addresses the changes that have taken place in 'data', in the role of the 'CDO', and the expectations and ambitions of organisations. Most importantly, it will place the role of the CDO into the context of a c-suite player for organisations that wish to recover quickly and with long-term stability from the current global economic downturn.
'Does this collection of explanations, ideas and experiences meet the purpose of the book, and potentially satisfy the needs of its readers? Yes. There is a balance of background, basic information, explanation of applications (often with diagrams), and acknowledgement that the topic is still developing. It is not a work for the IT specialist, but for anyone in an information organisation.'
The growing importance of data science, and the increasing role of information professionals in the management and use of data, are brought together in Practical Data Science for Information Professionals to provide a practical introduction specifically designed for information professionals.
This book presents up-to-date research and offers concrete guidelines for records professionals concerned with challenges to records in the online environment including privacy, accessibility, portability, metadata and ownership.
The KM Cookbook features success stories and strategies for organizations wanting to know more about Knowledge Management Standard ISO30401 – whether they intend to pursue certification, or simply seek to use it as a framework to review their existing programme and strategy.
Much of the development in the tools and techniques for manipulating information has been ad-hoc and little attention has been paid to the broader issues of coherence and co-ordination of the information increasingly used to drive modern organizations. This title addresses these broader issues.
Helps novice and out-of-practice classifiers to understand how to use Dewey to classify works. He outlines the content of the scheme and its structure and then, through examples based on real works, teaches readers how to use the scheme. Fully worked out answers and notes are provided.
Many information professionals fail to find the published tools for subject-based organization that are appropriate to their local needs. This text describes the characteristics of some types of subject tool, and takes through the process of creating a system. The methodology employed is a technique for the building of a thesaurus.
Aims to stimulate information professionals to explore the potential impact of Knowledge Management (KM) on their work and career. Using case studies, this book considers: the knowledge context; creating knowledge-based environments in a range of sectors; and, the role of information management skills in KM.