An article by Richard Gartner is in preparation which outlines a collaborative project that aims to link together the digitised UK Parliamentary record by providing a metadata scheme, controlled vocabularies and a Web-based interface.
Richard Gartner is a lecturer in Library and Information Science at the Centre for eResearch, Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London. Before joining academia, he worked as a practising librarian for 20 years, specialising in digital libraries and metadata. His research concentrates on integrated metadata strategies for complex digital libraries and archives, particularly within XML architectures. In addition to acting as Principal Investigator for the LIPARM Project, he has also recently worked on projects in research information management, English place names, naval history and environmental science.