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model, metadata formats, metadata vocabularies, the vocabulary model, application profiles and the profile model. Some of these components correspond to concepts that have been formalized by DCMI (as DCMI recommendations or other documents); other components represent abstractions based on current usage of Dublin Core metadata and on current directions in(More)
This paper reviews BIBLINK, an EC funded project that is attempting to create links between national bibliographic agencies and the publishers of electronic resources. The project focuses on the flow of information, primarily in the form of metadata, between publishers and national libraries. The paper argues that in the digital information environment, the(More)
The Resource Discovery Network (RDN) has taken a collaborative approach to the development of a network of subject gateways, each of which offers a variety of services to its subject-focused community. This paper considers the use of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting as a mechanism for sharing metadata records between those(More)
This paper describes approaches to validation of (X)HTML-embedded Dublin Core metadata. It takes the view that useful validation must accommodate the particular ways metadata elements are used in the context of a service or application. 1. Background UKOLN, a national centre for expertise in digital information management based at the University of Bath, UK(More)
Brian Kelly UKOLN University of Bath Bath, UK +44 1225 323943 b.kelly@ukoln.ac.uk Andy Powell UKOLN University of Bath Bath, UK +44 1225 323933 a.powell@ukoln.ac.uk The Resource Discovery Network (RDN) has developed tools that allow educational institutions and other organizations to access and display the output from its Web services with their own(More)
This paper looks at whether the tendency of some governments to borrow short term is reinforced by financial support from the International Monetary Fund. I first present a model of sovereign debt issuance at various maturities featuring endogenous liquidity crises and maturity mismatches due to financial under-development. I use the model to analyse the(More)