What is it about?

This study investigates the availability of embedded metadata within images of digital cultural collections. It is designed to examine a proposed hypothesis that most digitally derived images of cultural resources are stripped of their metadata once they are placed on the web.

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Why is it important?

The findings of the study may encourages heritage digital collection providers to reconsider their metadata preservation practices and policies to enrich the content of embedded metadata. In addition, it will raise awareness about the potential and value of embedded metadata in enhancing the findability and exchange of digital collections.

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This page is a summary of: Image embedded metadata in cultural heritage digital collections on the web, Library Hi Tech, June 2018, Emerald,
DOI: 10.1108/lht-03-2017-0053.
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