This book provides a foundation of knowledge for catalogers, metadata librarians, and library school students on the Extensible Markup Language (XML)one of the most commonly listed qualifications in today's cataloger and metadata librarian job postings.
• Covers XML from basic concepts, such as core syntax and grammar, to advanced topics, such as transformation and schema design
• Provides an in-depth look at metadata standards used in the library domain, including MARC, Dublin Core, MODS, and others
• Introduces available XML tools, utilities, and XML related technologies
• Includes case studies that draw from real-world applications that show how XML is used in library cataloging and metadata workflows