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D-1.8 Should metadata be normalised into a common standard? If so, who should do this? (Q7.2)

The range of responses is illustrated by the following chart of the 33 online survey responses. Figure D7: Number of online responses to ā€œShould metadata be normalised into a common standard? If so, who should do this?ā€


D-1.7 What barriers exist for you or your organisation sharing or using metadata or an aggregation of metadata for images and time-based media? (Q6.5)

Thirty-one online survey respondents responded to this question. The online survey responses are described in descending order in the following diagram; multiple choices were possible. Figure D6: Number of online responses to: “What barriers exist for you or your organisation sharing or using metadata or an aggregation of metadata for images and time-based media?”


D-1.6 Should metadata be enriched? If so, who should do this? (Q6.4)

The responses from the 32 respondents from the online survey are summarised below: Figure D5: Should metadata be enriched? If so, who should do this?


D-1.5 What benefits do you see in developing aggregation(s) of metadata for images, films/videos and sounds, or services based on such an aggregation? (Q6.3)

Further benefits for teachers, related to the metadata and the resources themselves, are that an aggregation can: Be used to show students how to search for information as well as use it. Make it easier to bring moving image content into the classroom. Help teachers to develop new ways to think about moving image analysis. […]


D-1.4 Who do you think the principal users of an aggregation of metadata would be? (Q6.1)

The response from the online survey, of 37 respondents, is summarised in the following figure: Figure D3: Number of online survey responses to “Who do you think the principal users of an aggregation of metadata would be?” A further breakdown of the result was performed, based on the stakeholder types that had been selected in […]


D-1.3 What formats of digital resources do you need for your work? For example, jpeg, high-resolution 3D viewers, mp3, etc. (Q5.2)

For images the main format sought was jpeg (17 of 19 respondents in the online survey). Other image formats sought by multiple respondents were: tiff, gif, png, bmp, DICOM and raw. Other image formats noted once each were: files that can be delivered online, most, panoramas, dng, ai, psd, photo shop, pdf, analyze, mhd (metaImage) […]


D-1.2 Is the metadata for the digital resources you hold also digitised? (Q3.2)

The following chart shows the online survey responses from 9 respondents, identifying themselves solely as collection owners: Figure D2: Is the metadata for the digital resources you hold also digitised?


D-1.1 Approximately how many of the following types of digital resources do you currently hold? (Q3.1)

Eight of the respondents gave approximate figures for the numbers of digital resources that they hold. The figure below shows the totals for each of images, films and sounds: Figure D1: Total number of digital resources held by collection owners


Appendix D ā€“ Online Survey Analysis

This appendix gives a selection of graphs that were generated from the online survey responses and some more detailed responses to selected questions. The questions asked in the online survey are available in Appendix B ā€“ Online Survey. A total of 79 responses to the online survey were received, of which 32 completed only questions […]


C-1.5 Mixed Model

This model is a mixture of the multiple schemas aggregation model and the linked data model. There is a central aggregator, with a common metadata schema guideline defined. Each of the content owners provides their metadata in their existing format together with their schema. The aggregator creates links between the schemas and metadata using linked […]