Subject Index

Content Management
Topics include structured information, meta data and database technology.

For related resources, see Organizational Theory.

The following resources are our top picks in this category.

Content and Asset Management. From: Digital Publishing Technologies. 7-11 (April 1999)
This is a discussion of systems for managing the raw material of digital publishing. The article contains background information on asset managers and content managers, and a discussion of particular tools (e.g., Inso MediaBank, Dynabase).

Developing SGML DTDs: From Text To Model to Markup. Eve Maler and Jeanne El Andaloussi. (1995)
This step-by-step tutorial contains essential information for everyone who is working with SGML and needs to understand how to develop DTDs. It covers all aspects of DTD development, including planning, analysis, design, implementation, testing, documentation and training.

Extending the Warwick Framework: From Metadata Containers to Active Digital Objects. Ron Daniel Jr. and Carl Lagoze. From: D-Lib Magazine. (November 1997)
This paper presents "Distributed Active Relationships" (an extension of the Warwick Framework), a general framework for dealing with meta data issues in digital libraries and other information systems. By treating meta data as data, rather than giving it a special distinguished role, arbitrary resources are allowed to be associated with arbitrary relationships.

Metadata for a Corporate Intranet. Kelly Doran. From: Online. 23:1, 43-50 (January 1999)
This article is a case study of the Weyerhaeuser Library corporate intranet development. It involves their conception of the idea, the scope of the project, tools they used and the meta data and controlled vocabularies behind the development.

The following are also excellent resources.

Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web. Hakon Wium Lie and Bert Bos. 2nd ed. (1999)
This book is the perfect introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for beginning writers of web pages, and the definitive guide for professional web designers.

Core Competencies in Content Management. Patricia B. Seybold. From: Customers.Com Service. (November 19, 1999)
Managing the content for an e-business is an organizational challenge. The e-business needs to think the way customers think and encode all descriptive information so that it can be easily and dynamically sifted and sorted to help customers make decisions and solve problems.

A Distributed Architecture for Resource Discovery Using Metadata. Michael Roszkowski and Christopher Lukas. From: D-Lib Magazine. (June 1998)
This article describes an approach for linking geographically distributed collections of metadata so that they are searchable as a single collection. It describes the infrastructure and discusses the advantages of using linked collections of authoritative metadata as an alternative to using a keyword indexing search engine for resource discovery.

Modern Database Management. Fred R. McFadden, Jeffrey A. Hoffer, and Mary B. Prescott. 5th ed. (1998)
This introductory text provides a solid foundation in the theories surrounding relational databases, as well as real-world applications.

XML Headlines: "The Journal's" Latest Web Effort. James E. Gaskin. From: Inter@ctive Week.
This is a discussion of the implementation of web publishing tools in The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition. The system includes JavaScript utilities, PERL scripts, SGML, XML and a highly customized version of Microsoft's Word 6.0.