Metadata Extraction Tools
Metadata is a collection of data or information. It is data about data. Metadata is “informational resource, be that a document (such as a web page), image, dataset or other resource. Metadata is valuable in the storage and retrieval of information. Resources supported by good quality, structured metadata are more easily discoverable.” Metadata Extraction Tool is a tool that automatically extracts pertinent data from the digital file.
The National Library of New Zealand's Metadata Extraction Tool automatically extracts preservation-related metadata from digital files, then output that metadata in XML formats. It can be used through a graphical user interface or command-line interface
Usage: Kilbimie-Lyall Bay Community Centre Oral History Project. http://www.natlib.govt.nz/collections/digital-collections/kilbirnie
This open source metadata extractor tool can be used with JavaDoc similar to “literate programming,” or embedding other built related or CM metadata.
LexGrid Editor is a terminology tool that allows the user to author, view, validate, maintain and extend terminologies listed above in the LexGrid terminology model. Terminologies “on the grid” are searchable in single or multiple terminologies or specific groups of words.
Usage: LexGrid Editor - the National Cancer Institute, National Library of Medicine http://informatics.mayo.edu/LexGrid/index.php?page=lge