Overview of content related to 'eprints' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/167/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=michael%20day&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Improving the Quality of Metadata in Eprint Archives http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/guy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue38/guy#author1">Marieke Guy</a>, <a href="/issue38/guy#author2">Andy Powell</a> and <a href="/issue38/guy#author3">Michael Day</a> address the argument that the quality of service to end-users is markedly influenced by the quality of metadata being produced and provide suggestions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Throughout the eprints community there is an increasing awareness of the need for improvement in the quality of metadata and in associated quality assurance mechanisms. Some [<a href="#1">1</a>] feel that recent discussion of the cultural and institutional barriers to self-archiving, which have so far limited the proliferation of eprint archives in the UK, have meant that anything that is perceived as a barrier between academics and their parent institutions needs to be played down.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue38/guy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue38 feature article andy powell marieke guy michael day andrew w mellon foundation jisc oai ukoln university of southampton eprints uk gnu subject portals project application profile archives cataloguing collection description controlled vocabularies data digital library dublin core eprints html interoperability learning objects metadata oai-pmh open archives initiative research rslp schema search technology semantic web simple dublin core software usability vocabularies Fri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1004 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Metadata: E-print Services and Long-term Access to the Record of Scholarly and Scientific Research http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/metadata <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/metadata#author1">Michael Day</a> looks at the long-term preservation implications of one of the OAI protocol's potential applications - e-print services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the April 2001 issue of <em>D-Lib Magazine</em>, Peter Hirtle produced an editorial highlighting the potential for confusion between the standards being developed by the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) [<a href="#1">1</a>] and the draft Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS) [<a href="#2">2</a>]. He noted the frustration that can ensue when words that have a clearly understood meaning in one domain begin to be used by others in a different way.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/metadata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 regular column michael day association of research libraries d-lib magazine elsevier library association massachusetts institute of technology national academy of sciences oai oais ukoln university of cambridge university of oxford accessibility archives data database digital library digital preservation dissemination eprints ftp graphics identifier infrastructure intellectual property interoperability marc metadata national library open archives initiative preservation repositories research software tagging url Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 808 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk