Information Analysis for Developing Pagoda Metadata Elements for Libraries in Myanmar

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Kulthida Tuamsuk
Tin Tin Pipe


This research aims to analyze information related to the development of pagoda metadata standards for libraries in Myanmar. It is part of a broader effort to develop metadata standards for pagoda information in the future. The research methodology is qualitative and involves referencing data from studies on metadata requirements by the National Library and university libraries in Myanmar that have been conducted previously. These studies serve as the foundation for developing metadata standards based on the Functional Requirement for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) Model. The analysis of data records within metadata standards suitable for cultural information management includes categories like Categories for the Description of Works of Art (CDWA) and Visual Resources Association (VRA Core). The research also encompasses the analysis of information to develop metadata that includes content, context, and structure. The results of this analysis are linked to the characteristics of Myanmar pagoda description and the metadata requirements of librarians. This detailed information serves as the basis for the development of metadata standards for managing catalog data in Myanmar moving forward.

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