Metadata developments in the library community

Michael Day
UKOLN: The UK Office for Library and Information Networking,
University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Digital workflow through production and documentation, a Seminar organised by the Documentation Commission of Fédération Internationale des Archives de Télévision / International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA), BBC Conference Centre, 35 Marylebone High Street, London, 7-8 May 1998.

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Metadata developments in the library community

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Presentation Outline

What is metadata?

Uses of metadata

Libraries and metadata

The Dublin Core

DC history

DC data elements

Projects using DC





ROADS services

ROADS technology

ROADS interoperability




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P.S. Issue 2 of the FIAT/IFTA Newsletter contains a Synopsis of Presentations given at the Documentation Seminar, London 7-8 May 1998 written by Silvia Stewart of Information Dynamics, Inc. (IDI), Houston, Texas and an account of the seminar (Log it or lose it: the London Documentation Seminar) by Adam Lee of BBC Information and Archives. It also includes a thank-you message from Annemieke de Jong of the Netherlands Audio Visual Archive (NAA) - Chairperson of the FIAT/IFTA Documentation Commission - that contains a photograph of Michael Day talking to Stephen Pearson of the British Film Institute and Bill Christmas of the Centre for Vision, Speech & Signal Processing at the University of Surrey.

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Last updated: 29-Jul-1998

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