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The Dublin Core set of metadata elements provides a small and fundamental group of text elements through which most resources can be described and catalogued. Using only 15 base text fields, a Dublin Core metadata record can describe physical resources such as books, digital materials such as video, sound, image, or text files, and composite media like web pages. Metadata records based on Dublin Core are intended to be used for cross-domain information resource description and have become standard in the fields of library science and computer science. Implementations of Dublin Core typically make use of XML and are Resource Description Framework based. Dublin Core is defined by ISO through ISO Standard 15836, and NISO Standard Z39.85-2007. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Dublin Core)

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Metadata related to 'dublin core' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'dublin core': 253 (14.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'dublin core' across all Ariadne articles: 1396
  • Average number of references to 'dublin core' per Ariadne article: 5.52
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'dublin core': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'dublin core': 1.2 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'dublin core':

  1. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. pete johnston (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. tony gill (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. ann apps (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Architects of the Information Age

Paul Miller reports on a recent UKOLN-organised event at the Office of the e-Envoy, and explores the need for an architecture to scope what we build online.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

Down Under With the Dublin Core

Paul Miller and Tony Gill offer a view of the recent Dublin Core metadata workshop in the Australian capital, Canberra.

March 1997, issue8, event report

Dublin Comes to Europe

Paul Miller discusses issues raised at a recent European Commission meeting on metadata for resource discovery.

March 1998, issue14, feature article

Interoperability: What Is It and Why Should I Want It?

Paul Miller explains what interoperability is and why you should want it.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

Metadata (2): Towards Consensus on Educational Metadata

Paul Miller describes the work of the UK's new cross-sectoral Metadata for Education Group (MEG) and calls for widespread support of their first deliverable: the MEG Concord.

March 2001, issue27, regular column

Metadata Corner: DC5 - the Search for Santa

Tony Gill and Paul Miller's report from the 5th Dublin Core metdata conference in Helsinki.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Metadata for the Masses

Paul Miller describes Dublin Core and several ideas for how it can be implemented.

September 1996, issue5, tooled up

Metadata: Towards the Intelligent Museum

Paul Miller and Alice Grant explore CIMI: the collections standards organization which JISC has just joined.

September 2000, issue25, regular column

Syndicated Content: It's More Than Just Some File Formats?

Paul Miller takes a look at issues arising from the current enthusiasm for syndicating content to portals or other web sites, and offers some guidelines for good practice.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

Z39.50 for All

Paul Miller looks at the Z39.50 standard and attempts to extract some meaning from the mass of associated literature.

September 1999, issue21, feature article

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