|Getting specific, a
metadata inventory for MARC metadata projects such as the May Anti-Slavery
Collection could include:
|“(1) The MARC
bibliographic metadata, both content and content designations, as stored in
the library management system.
|“(2) The extract
script or tool that selects and extracts the MARC bibliographic metadata for
|“(3) The file that
is the product of the extract in (2).
collection-specific MARC mapping used for the project.
|“(5) The XML
metadata collection and storage scheme.
transformation script the creates an XML file – meeting the specifications of
the metadata store scheme (5) – and populates the descriptive metadata of
this file with MARC metadata elements from the extract (3), following the
MARC mapping specified for this project (4).
|“(7) The XML file
that is the product of the transformation in (6).