Capturing Records' Metadata: Unresolved Questions and Proposals for Research
Author: Bearman, D.
Source: Archives and Museum Informatics, Volume 11, Numbers 3-4, 1997 , pp. 271-276(6)
Abstract:The author reviews a range of the research questions still unanswered by research on the capture of metadata required for recordness. These include how to maintain inviolable linkages between records and their metadata in a variety of architectures, what structure metadata content should take, the semantics of records metadata and that of other electronic sources, how new metadata can be acquired by records over time, maintaining the meaning of contextual metadata over time, the use of metadata in records management and the design of environments in which Business Acceptable Communications – BAC – (those with appropriate evidential metadata) can persist.
Document Type: Regular Paper
Affiliations: Archives & Museum Informatics, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Publication date: January 1, 1997