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An Analysis of Evolving Metadata Influences, Standards, and Practices in Electronic Theses and Dissertations
(Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, 2016-04)
This study uses a mixed methods approach to raise awareness of divergences between and among current practices and metadata standards and guidelines for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). Analysis is rooted in ...
Let’s Talk About Dates: Coming to Terms with Diverse/Divergent Practices around Dates in ETD Metadata
As theses and dissertations have evolved in format from shelved print resources to electronic files housed in institutional repositories, recordkeeping practices have been developed to account for the description of theses’ ...
Update and Initial Findings from the Texas Digital Library ETD Metadata Working Group
Early proponents of electronic theses and dissertations argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and ...
Batch It: A Quicker Way to Bring ETDs into the Bibliographic Utility
As the University of Houston moves toward an all-electronic thesis and dissertation submission process, the ability to provide efficient description and access to the increased volume of ETDs is more important than ever. ...
Who? What? Why? When? A Tale of ETD Metadata
Early proponents of ETDs argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and dissertations lie moldering in library ...