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User Guide Working Draft


User Guide Working Draft - Resources

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Description of Document: A resource list for the user guide for simple Dublin Core.


Resources for Further Information

Arts and Humanities Data Service World Wide Web Home page. (London, UK: Arts and Humanities Data Service, King's College London, Library) Available:

Dublin Core Home Page Available:

Dublin Core Metadata Element Set: Reference Description Available:

"Metadata: Mapping Between Metadata Formats". UK Office for Library and Information Networking. Available:

International Standard Z39.50 Information Retrieval (Z39.50): Application Service Definition and Protocol Specification" Available:

Library of Congress, Network Development and MARC Standards Office. "Dublin Core/MARC/GILS Crosswalk"

W3C Resource Description Framework Home Page. Available:

Background reading

Burnard, Lou et al. 1996, A Syntax for Dublin Core Metadata: recommendations from the Second Metadata Workshop. [Online]. Available: /~lou/wip/metadata.syntax.html [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Caplan, Priscilla L., 1997.To Hel(sinki) and back for the Dublin Core Public-Access Computer Systems Review [Online] v. 8 no4 ('97) p. 26-30

Caplan, Priscilla, and Rebecca Guenther, 1996. Metadata for Internet Resources: The Dublin Core Metadata Elements Set and Its Mapping to USMARC. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. 22 (3/4).

Caplan, Priscilla L., 1996. You call it corn, we call it syntax-independent metadata for document-like objects (defining a standard for describing network-accessible information resources; report of the OCLC/NCSA metadata workshop, Dublin, Ohio) Public-Access Computer Systems Review [Online] v. 6 no4 ('95) p. 19-23

Catledge, Lara D. and James E. Pitkow. (1995). Characterizing Browsing Strategies in the World-Wide Web. In The Third International World-Wide Web Conference: Technology, Tools and Applications. April 10-14, 1995. Darmstadt, Germany. [Online]. Available: 80/userpatterns/UserPatterns.Paper4.formatted.html. [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Cromwell-Kessler, Willy, 1997. Dublin Core Metadata in the RLG Information Landscape. D-Lib Magazine, December. [Online] Available: [Accessed: 27 April 1998].

Cromwell-Kessler, Willy and Ricky Erway, 1997. Metadata Summit: Meeting Report. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Dempsey, Lorcan, 1996. Metadata Detectors, Ariadne 3 [Online]. Available [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Dempsey, Lorcan, and Stuart L. Weibel, 1996. The Warwick Metadata Workshop: A Framework for the Deployment of Resource Description. D-Lib Magazine. [Online]. July/August 1996. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Dempsey, L., 1996. ROADS to Desire: some UK and other European Metadata and Resource Discovery Projects, D-Lib Magazine, [Online].July/August, Available:[Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Dempsey, Lorcan and Rachel Heery,1997, Part 1. Metadata: A survey of current resource description formats in Specification for resource description methods. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Desai, Bipin C., 1997. Supporting discovery in virtual libraries. (two proposed index metadata structures for indexing and supporting search and discovery: the Dublin Core Elements List and the Semantic Header) Journal of the American Society for Information Science v. 48 (Mar. '97) p. 190-204

Erway, Ricky, 1997. Guidelines for extending the use of Dublin Core elements to create a generic aplication integrating all kinds of information resources. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998]. .

Godby, C. Jean and Eric J. Miller, 1997. A Metalanguage for Describing Internet Resources. The Annual Review of OCLC Research 1996. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 31 August 1999].

Hakala, Juha, 1997. The 5th Dublin Core Metadata Workshop. Helsinki, Finland, October 6-8, 1997. Project Presentations. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Hansen, Preben, 1997, User Guidelines for Dublin Core Creation, Nordic Metadata Project [Online]. Available: /DC_guide.html [Accessed: 28 April 1998]

Heery, Rachel, 1996. Review of Metadata Formats. Program: Automated Library and Information Systems. 30 (4): 345-373.

Hillman, Diane, 1997, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set: Guidelines for Use Interconnect Technologies Corp. [Online] Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998]

Iannella, Renato, 1997. Using PICS as an Internet Metadata Repository. In Australian World Wide Web Technical Conference - Advanced Web Technologies & Industrial Applications. 1-9 May 1997, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 31 August 1999].

Lagoze, Carl, Clifford A. Lynch, and Ron Daniel, Jr., 1996. The Warwick Framework: A Container Architecture for Aggregating Sets of Metadata. Cornell Computer Science Technical report TR96-1593, [Online]. Available: 1593 [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Lagoze, Carl, 1996. The Warwick Framework: A Container Architecture for Diverse Sets of Metadata, D-Lib Magazine, July/August. [Online] Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

lange, Holley, Jean B. Winkler, 1997. Taming the Internet: metadata, a work in progress. Advances in librarianship, v21

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Library of Congress, Network Development and MARC Standards Office (1995). Discussion Paper No: 88. Defining a Generic Author Field in USMARC. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 31 August 1999].

Library of Congress, 1997. Metadata, Dublin Core, and USMARC: A Review of Current Efforts, MARBI Discussion Paper 99 [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 31 August 1999].

Miller, Paul, 1996. Metadata for the Masses Ariadne 5 [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Miller, Paul and Danield Greenstein, eds. , 1997. Discovering Online Resources Across the Humanities: A practical implementation of the Dublin Core, 95 p. [Also online] Available:

Schwartz, M., 1996. Report of the W3C Distributed Indexing/Searching workshop [Online]. Available: http://www.w3.or g/pub/WWW/Search/9605-Indexing-Workshop/ [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Swick, Ralph, Resource Description Framework (RDF) [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Thiele, Harold, 1998. The Dublin Core and Warwick Framework: A Review of the Literature, March 1995 - September 1997 D-Lib Magazine, January 1998. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Weibel, Stuart and Juha Hakala, 1998. DC-5: The Helskini Metadata Workshop: A report on the Worlkshop and subsequent developments February 1998. [Online]. Available:

Weibel, S., John A. Kunze, and Carl Lagoze, 1997. Dublin Core Metadata for Simple Resource Discovery. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 27 April 1998].

.Weibel, Stuart and Carl Lagoze, 1997. An element set to support resource discovery. International Journal on Digital Libraries 1: 176-186.

Weibel, Stuart L. and Eric Miller, 1997. Image Description on the Internet: A Summary of the CNI/OCLC Image Metadata Workshop. D-Lib Magazine, January. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Weibel, S., Renato Iannella and Warwick Cathro,1997. The 4th Dublin Core Metadata Workshop Report. D-Lib Magazine. June, 1997. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Weibel, Stuart, 1996.The changing landscape of networked resource description. (Dublin Core record for Internet resources) Library Hi Tech v. 14 no1 ('96) p. 7-10

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Weibel, Stuart L. 1995, Metadata: the Foundations for Resource Description, D-Lib Magazine, July 1995. [Online] Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Weibel, Stuart, Jean Godby, Eric Miller, and Ron Daniel, 1995. OCLC/NCSA Metadata Workshop Report. [Online] Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].

Woodruff, Allison, Paul M. Aoki, Eric Brewer, Paul Gauthier, and Lawrence A. Rowe. (1996). An Investigation of Documents from the World Wide Web. In Fifth International World Wide Web Conference, May 6-10, 1996, Paris, France. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28 April 1998].


Xu, Amanda, 1998. Metadata Conversion and the Library OPAC. The Serials Librarian 33 (1-4). [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 31 August 1999].

Younger, Jennifer, 1997. Resources description in the digital age. (Dublin Core: basic set of data elements) Library Trends v. 45 (Winter '97) p. 462-8