Online GIS and Spatial Metadata, Second Edition

Author: Terry Bossomaier,Brian A. Hope

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781482220155

Category: Computers

Page: 422

View: 5028

The book covers the principles, techniques, and standards for online GIS. This new edition covers the most recent major advances in the metadata arena. The semantic web (Web 2.0) is now well developed. GPS has also advanced in terms of the availability of location-based services, which rely on metadata and online services. In this new edition, all chapters are significantly revised and updated. Three new chapters are included to cover spatial data mining, location-based services, and new technologies.

Online GIS and Spatial Metadata, Second Edition

Author: Terry Bossomaier,Brian A. Hope

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482220164

Category: Computers

Page: 414

View: 8436

Implement Your Own Applications Using Online GIS An in-depth study detailing the online applications of geographic information systems (GIS), Online GIS and Spatial Metadata, Second Edition outlines how GIS data are published, organized, accessed, searched, maintained, purchased, and processed over the web. This latest work describes how the internet has become a platform for the delivery and integration of geographic information. It highlights the growth that has taken place since the first edition and includes new chapters on popular XML formats used in online GIS, SDI Metadata Portals, Mobile GIS and Location-Based services. It also updates metadata standards and explains how metadata links it all together. Designed To Help Non-Technical Readers Understand Technical Issues The book provides a brief overview of the basic technology of online GIS before introducing the technical methods used to develop and implement GIS on the web. It includes an introduction to the protocols and standards now in use online and provides technical background and real-world examples of scripts, markup, and other elements that make this technology work. Expanding on the previous edition, the book offers a global perspective of online GIS, contains links and references to online resources, and includes future directions, applications, and trends. Reviewing major advances that have occurred over the past decade, this seminal work: Discusses the detail of four XML-based standards now in common use for Online GIS and spatial metadata Outlines the nature of Information Networks, systems in which information is distributed across many different sites Examines the conceptual framework of metadata, by studying the RDF and similar standards for the Web Describes several metadata standards in use around the world for spatial metadata Provides current examples of SDI metadata portals, catalogues, and clearinghouses Looks at ways in which distributed information can be built into data warehouses, and introduces basic ideas in data mining

Digital Curation, Second Edition

Author: Gillian Oliver ,Ross Harvey

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838913857

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 3589

As an in-depth explanation of the entire digital curation lifecycle, from creation to appraisal to preservation to organization/access to transformation, the first edition of this text set a benchmark for both thoroughness and clarity. Boasting the expert guidance of international authorities Oliver and Harvey, this revamped and expanded edition widens the scope to address continuing developments in the strategies, technological approaches, and activities that are part of this rapidly changing field. In addition to current practitioners, those pursuing a career as librarian, archivist, or records manager will find this definitive survey invaluable. Filled with up-to-date best practices, it covers such important topics as the scope and incentives of digital curation, detailing Digital Curation Centre’s (DCC) lifecycle model as well as the Data Curation Continuum; key requirements for digital curation, from description and representation to planning and collaboration;the value and utility of metadata;considering the needs of producers and consumers when creating an appraisal and selection policy for digital objects;the paradigm shift by institutions towards cloud computing and its impact on costs, storage, and other key aspects of digital curation;the quality and security of data;new and emerging data curation resources, including innovative digital repository software and digital forensics tools;mechanisms for sharing and reusing data, with expanded sections on open access, open data, and open standards initiatives; and processes to ensure that data are preserved and remain usable over time.Useful as both a teaching text and day-to-day working guide, this book outlines the essential concepts and techniques that are crucial to preserving the longevity of digital resources.

Introduction to Metadata

Author: Murtha Baca

Publisher: Getty Publications

ISBN: 0892368969

Category: Reference

Page: 88

View: 9178

Metadata provides a means of indexing, accessing, preserving, and discovering digital resources. The volume of digital information available over electronic networks has created a pressing need for standards that assist in locating, retrieving, and managing this vast and complex universe. This revised edition of "Introduction to Metadata," first published in 1998 and updated in an online version in 2000, provides an overview of metadata--its types, roles, and characteristics; a discussion of metadata as it relates to Web resources; a description of methods, tools, standards, and protocols for publishing and disseminating digital collections; and a handy glossary. Newly added to this edition are an essay on the importance of standards-based rights metadata for cultural institutions; and a section entitled "Practical Principles for Metadata Creation and Maintenance."

XML for Catalogers and Metadata Librarians

Author: Timothy W. Cole,Myung-Ja K. Han

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610692918

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 385

View: 3133

This book provides a foundation of knowledge for catalogers, metadata librarians, and library school students on the Extensible Markup Language (XML)—one of the most commonly listed qualifications in today's cataloger and metadata librarian job postings. • Covers XML from basic concepts, such as core syntax and grammar, to advanced topics, such as transformation and schema design • Provides an in-depth look at metadata standards used in the library domain, including MARC, Dublin Core, MODS, and others • Introduces available XML tools, utilities, and XML related technologies • Includes case studies that draw from real-world applications that show how XML is used in library cataloging and metadata workflows

Metadata Modeling Second Edition

Author: Gerardus Blokdyk

Publisher: 5starcooks

ISBN: 9780655178279

Category:

Page: 126

View: 4554

Are there any constraints known that bear on the ability to perform Metadata modeling work? How is the team addressing them? What are the success criteria that will indicate that Metadata modeling objectives have been met and the benefits delivered? Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Metadata modeling activities? To what extent does management recognize Metadata modeling as a tool to increase the results? What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Metadata modeling process? Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a challenge or meet an objective is the most valuable role... In EVERY group, company, organization and department. Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?' This Self-Assessment empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Metadata modeling investments work better. This Metadata modeling All-Inclusive Self-Assessment enables You to be that person. All the tools you need to an in-depth Metadata modeling Self-Assessment. Featuring 700 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Metadata modeling improvements can be made. In using the questions you will be better able to: - diagnose Metadata modeling projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices - implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals - integrate recent advances in Metadata modeling and process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines Using a Self-Assessment tool known as the Metadata modeling Scorecard, you will develop a clear picture of which Metadata modeling areas need attention. Your purchase includes access details to the Metadata modeling self-assessment dashboard download which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next. Your exclusive instant access details can be found in your book.

The Metadata Handbook

A Book Publisher’s Guide to Creating and Distributing Metadata for Print and Ebooks

Author: Renée Register,Thad McIlroy

Publisher: DataCurate

ISBN: 0985828897

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 129

View: 7522

For book publishers large and small: the #1 guide to creating and distributing metadata for maximum sales. The Metadata Handbook shows how metadata works, enhancing findability, discoverability, and, of course, book sales. It introduces industry standards (think ONIX!) and best practices, and outlines the essential components for successful metadata creation and distribution. This handbook is a must for every publisher, both for print books and for ebooks. The new second edition is fully updated and expanded to include the most recent information on metadata standards, practices, and use in the publishing industry.

ElasticSearch Cookbook - Second Edition

Author: Alberto Paro

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783554843

Category: Computers

Page: 472

View: 4908

If you are a developer who implements ElasticSearch in your web applications and want to sharpen your understanding of the core elements and applications, this is the book for you. It is assumed that you’ve got working knowledge of JSON and, if you want to extend ElasticSearch, of Java and related technologies.

Metadata Management Solutions Second Edition

Author: Gerardus Blokdyk

Publisher: 5starcooks

ISBN: 9780655405511

Category:

Page: 292

View: 3803

Meeting the challenge: are missed Metadata Management Solutions opportunities costing us money? Who are the Metadata Management Solutions improvement team members, including Management Leads and Coaches? In what ways are Metadata Management Solutions vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use? Are there recognized Metadata Management Solutions problems? What is Metadata Management Solutions's impact on utilizing the best solution(s)? Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a challenge or meet an objective is the most valuable role... In EVERY group, company, organization and department. Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?' This Self-Assessment empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Metadata Management Solutions investments work better. This Metadata Management Solutions All-Inclusive Self-Assessment enables You to be that person. All the tools you need to an in-depth Metadata Management Solutions Self-Assessment. Featuring 676 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Metadata Management Solutions improvements can be made. In using the questions you will be better able to: - diagnose Metadata Management Solutions projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices - implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals - integrate recent advances in Metadata Management Solutions and process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines Using a Self-Assessment tool known as the Metadata Management Solutions Scorecard, you will develop a clear picture of which Metadata Management Solutions areas need attention. Your purchase includes access details to the Metadata Management Solutions self-assessment dashboard download which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next. You will receive the following contents with New and Updated specific criteria: - The latest quick edition of the book in PDF - The latest complete edition of the book in PDF, which criteria correspond to the criteria in... - The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard, and... - Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation ...plus an extra, special, resource that helps you with project managing. INCLUDES LIFETIME SELF ASSESSMENT UPDATES Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.

Distance Education in Nursing, Second Edition

Author: Jeanne M. Novotny, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826146953

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 1081

Designated a Doody's Core Title! The second edition of the award winning Distance Education in Nursing continues to offer basic introductory information on distance teaching and learning and now brings the application of newly developed computer technology to this environment. Each chapter provides real-life distance education experiences of both teachers and students, and describes ways in which distance education has enhanced the quality of their nursing education. As a nurse educator, whether novice or expert, you will benefit from this book, written by such distinguished contributors as Diane Billings, Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, and Marilyn H. Oermann.

HDInsight Essentials - Second Edition

Author: Rajesh Nadipalli

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784396664

Category: Computers

Page: 178

View: 605

If you want to discover one of the latest tools designed to produce stunning Big Data insights, this book features everything you need to get to grips with your data. Whether you are a data architect, developer, or a business strategist, HDInsight adds value in everything from development, administration, and reporting.

Successful Business Intelligence, Second Edition

Unlock the Value of BI & Big Data

Author: Cindi Howson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071809198

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 3215

Revised to cover new advances in business intelligence—big data, cloud, mobile, and more—this fully updated bestseller reveals the latest techniques to exploit BI for the highest ROI. “Cindi has created, with her typical attention to details that matter, a contemporary forward-looking guide that organizations could use to evaluate existing or create a foundation for evolving business intelligence / analytics programs. The book touches on strategy, value, people, process, and technology, all of which must be considered for program success. Among other topics, the data, data warehousing, and ROI comments were spot on. The ‘technobabble’ chapter was brilliant!” —Bill Frank, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Program Manager, Johnson & Johnson “If you want to be an analytical competitor, you’ve got to go well beyond business intelligence technology. Cindi Howson has wrapped up the needed advice on technology, organization, strategy, and even culture in a neat package. It’s required reading for quantitatively oriented strategists and the technologists who support them.” —Thomas H. Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor, Babson College and co-author, Competing on Analytics “Cindi has created an exceptional, authoritative description of the end-to-end business intelligence ecosystem. This is a great read for those who are just trying to better understand the business intelligence space, as well as for the seasoned BI practitioner.” —Sully McConnell, Vice President, Business Intelligence and Information Management, Time Warner Cable “Cindi’s book succinctly yet completely lays out what it takes to deliver BI successfully. IT and business leaders will benefit from Cindi’s deep BI experience, which she shares through helpful, real-world definitions, frameworks, examples, and stories. This is a must-read for companies engaged in – or considering – BI.” —Barbara Wixom, PhD, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research Expanded to cover the latest advances in business intelligence such as big data, cloud, mobile, visual data discovery, and in-memory computing, this fully updated bestseller by BI guru Cindi Howson provides cutting-edge techniques to exploit BI for maximum value. Successful Business Intelligence: Unlock the Value of BI & Big Data, Second Edition describes best practices for an effective BI strategy. Find out how to: Garner executive support to foster an analytic culture Align the BI strategy with business goals Develop an analytic ecosystem to exploit data warehousing, analytic appliances, and Hadoop for the right BI workload Continuously improve the quality, breadth, and timeliness of data Find the relevance of BI for everyone in the company Use agile development processes to deliver BI capabilities and improvements at the pace of business change Select the right BI tools to meet user and business needs Measure success in multiple ways Embrace innovation, promote successes and applications, and invest in training Monitor your evolution and maturity across various factors for impact Exclusive industry survey data and real-world case studies from Medtronic, Macy’s, 1-800 CONTACTS, The Dow Chemical Company, Netflix, Constant Contact, and other companies show successful BI initiatives in action. From Moneyball to Nate Silver, BI and big data have permeated our cultural, political, and economic landscape. This timely, up-to-date guide reveals how to plan and deploy an agile, state-of-the-art BI solution that links insight to action and delivers a sustained competitive advantage.

Information Resource Description

Creating and Managing Metadata 2nd E

Author: Philip Hider

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781783302246

Category:

Page: 288

View: 2842

This new edition offers a fully updated and expandedoverview of the field of information organization, examining the description ofinformation resources as both a product and process of the contemporary digitalenvironment. Information Resource Description 2nd edition explainshow the various elements and values of descriptive metadata support a set ofcommon information retrieval functions across a wide range of environments.Through this unifying framework, the book provides an integrated commentary ofthe various fields and practices of information organization carried out bytoday's information professionals and end-users. Key topics and updates to the first edition include: discussion of big data vs the traditional database model introduces and applies the FRBR-LRM user tasks expanded coverage of scholarly repositories and questionsaround Open Access new section on the history of information organization expanded discussion of the functions, economics andmanagement of metadata a new section on mobile access. This book will be useful reading for LIS students takinginformation organization courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels,information professionals wishing to specialise in this field, and existingmetadata specialists who wish to update their knowledge.

Hadoop MapReduce v2 Cookbook - Second Edition

Author: Thilina Gunarathne

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783285486

Category: Computers

Page: 322

View: 871

If you are a Big Data enthusiast and wish to use Hadoop v2 to solve your problems, then this book is for you. This book is for Java programmers with little to moderate knowledge of Hadoop MapReduce. This is also a one-stop reference for developers and system admins who want to quickly get up to speed with using Hadoop v2. It would be helpful to have a basic knowledge of software development using Java and a basic working knowledge of Linux.

Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Second Edition

Author: Bruce Burgett,Glenn Hendler

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814707971

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

View: 2929

Since its initial publication, scholars and students alike have turned to Keywords for American Cultural Studies as an invaluable resource for understanding key terms and debates in the fields of American studies and cultural studies. As scholarship has continued to evolve, this revised and expanded second edition offers indispensable meditations on new and developing concepts used in American studies, cultural studies, and beyond. It is equally useful for college students who are trying to understand what their teachers are talking about, for general readers who want to know what’s new in scholarly research, and for professors who just want to keep up. Designed as a print-digital hybrid publication, Keywords collects more than 90 essays—30 of which are new to this edition—from interdisciplinary scholars, each on a single term such as “America,” “culture,” “law,” and “religion.” Alongside “community,” “prison,” "queer," “region,” and many others, these words are the nodal points in many of today’s most dynamic and vexed discussions of political and social life, both inside and outside of the academy. The Keywords website, which features 33 essays, provides pedagogical tools that engage the entirety of the book, both in print and online. The publication brings together essays by scholars working in literary studies and political economy, cultural anthropology and ethnic studies, African American history and performance studies, gender studies and political theory. Some entries are explicitly argumentative; others are more descriptive. All are clear, challenging, and critically engaged. As a whole, Keywords for American Cultural Studies provides an accessible A to Z survey of prevailing academic buzzwords and a flexible tool for carving out new areas of inquiry. Visit keywords.nyupress.org for online essays, teaching resources, and more.

Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval

Understanding metadata and its use

Author: David Haynes

Publisher: Facet Publishing

ISBN: 1856048241

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

View: 6609

This new and updated second edition of a classic text provides a thought provoking introduction to metadata for all library and information students and professionals. Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval has been fully revised to bring it up to date with new technologies and standards. It builds on the concept of metadata through an exploration of its purposes and uses as well as considering the main aspects of metadata management. This new edition, containing new chapters on ‘Very Large Data Collections’ and the ‘Politics and Ethics of Metadata’, assesses the current theory and practice of metadata and examines key developments in terms of both policy and technology. Coverage includes: defining, describing and expressing metadatadata modellingmetadata and information retrievalbig data, linked data, and social mediaresearch data collections and open data repositoriesmetadata in information governance: compliance, risk and information securitymanaging intellectual property rightsthe politics of metadata: ethics, power and money. This book is essential reading for library and information students at undergraduate and postgraduate level and will also be useful reading for LIS professionals looking for an accessible introduction to metadata.