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A Scout Report Signpost Look at One Aspect of Metadata: Resource Type

The November End User's Corner, A Scout Report Signpost Look at One Aspect of Metadata - Resource Type, examines an aspect of data used to describe data, a topic relevant to the Scout Report Signpost's Library of Congress Classification of Scout Report annotations.
A Scout Report Signpost Look at One Aspect of Metadata: Resource Type

In this article Amy Tracy Wells, Coordinator of the Scout Report Signpost, discusses metadata and its application to the cataloging of Internet resources. The article also discusses the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative and its metadata standards.
Dublin Core Metadata for Resource Discovery: RFC 2413

This Request for Comments (RFC) is the first in a series of Informational RFC's to be produced by the Dublin Core (DC) Metadata Workshop Series. This first RFC provides an introduction to the Dublin Core, "a fifteen-element metadata element set intended to facilitate discovery of electronic resources." The RFC also presents the consensus reached by librarians, digital library researchers, content...
Dublin Core Metadata Initiative

Dublin Core metadata has been implemented in several ways, including as HTML metatags and as database elements, as it is used in the Scout Archives (discussed in the June 20, 1997 issue of the Scout Report). The DC elements are title, author, subject, description, publisher, other contributor, date, resource type, format, resource identifier, source, language, relation, coverage, and rights...
The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set

National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recently approved and published this standard set of fifteen metadata elements for resource description. The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (discussed in the September 11, 1998 Scout Report) brings together librarians, digital library researchers, content providers, and text-markup experts who...