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Journal of Library and Information Communication Technology
Year : 2016, Volume : 5, Issue : 2
First page : ( 73) Last page : ( 79)
Print ISSN : 2278-3482.

Multimedia information retrieval and metadata standards

Dr. Bakhshi Samar Iqbal

Assistant Librarian, National Law University, New Delhi E-mail: samar26s@gmail.com, Mob. 09310806574

Online published on 4 May, 2017.


The article aims to provide an informed view to metadata as an information retrieval tool and importance of technical metadata in multimedia information retrieval. Th e purpose of this article is to identify and appraise the metadata standards for digital images, audio and video collections. The metadata standards were identified through a thorough study of literature, as well as projects undertaken. Metadata standards available for digital images, audio and video resources are Dublin Core, METS, MIX, VRA core, DIG35 specification etc. MPEG-7 and MPEG-21 are metadata standards specially designed for multimedia resources.



Multimedia Resources, Information Retrieval, Metadata Standards, Dublin Core.


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