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Managing Digital Cultural Objects: Analysis, Discovery and Retrieval

ISBN: 9780838913437
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers
Publication Date: 2016-07-08
Number of pages: 224
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This book explores the analysis and interpretation, discovery and retrieval of a variety of non-textual objects, including image, music, and moving image. Bringing together chapters written by leading experts in the field, this book provides an overview of the theoretical and academic aspects of digital cultural documentation and the state of the art. Case studies of digitization projects drawn from practitioners within libraries and information organizations showcase both technical and more strategic issues relating to cultural heritage projects, digital asset management and sustainability. Key topics covered include:Semiotics of digital cultural objects: images, music and filmDigital cultural object retrieval: semantic and emotional indexingSemantic Web, FRBR, intertextuality and cultural objectsPhoto retrieval on the web: Flickr, Facebook and other social networking sitesClassical music retrieval on the webIndie music retrieval on the web: Spotify, social tagging, recommender sitesFilm retrieval on the web: YouTube, social tagging and sharing, IMDb, indexing, controlled vocabulary

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