Crowdsourcing Metadata Schema Generation for Chinese-Style Costume Digital Library
Digital library (DL) has been used as a very important tool for cultural preservation and appreciation. However, it is a great challenge to generate effective and efficient metadata schemas to describe digital artefacts once common metadata schema standards are not enough. In this paper, we propose a crowdsourcing metadata schema generation methodology and use it to create a new metadata schema, "Costume Core" (CC) for Chinese-style costume-related heritage resources, which could be used by other costume digital libraries. We then conducted an initial survey to get users’ feedback on the ranked importance of the metadata elements in the CC schema.
KeywordsCrowdsourcing Digital Library Metadata Schema Schema Generation Qipao Costume
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