Metadata Quality Evaluation: Experience from the Open Language Archives Community

  title={Metadata Quality Evaluation: Experience from the Open Language Archives Community},
  author={Baden Hughes},
We describe the motivation, design and implementation of an infrastructure to support metadata quality assessment within a specialised Open Archives Initiative (OAI) sub-domain, the Open Language Archives Community (OLAC). While services for structural validation of metadata are widely used, there is little corresponding work regarding services which evaluate the semantic and syntactic content of metadata from a qualitative perspective. We posit that any measure of metadata quality benefits… CONTINUE READING
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