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Semantics and syntax of dublin core usage in open archives initiative data providers of cultural heritage materials
The syntax and semantics of metadata appearing in the Dublin Core fields creator, contributor, and date are examined and preliminary conclusions are drawn regarding the effectiveness of Dublin Core in the Open Archives Initiative environment for cultural heritage materials.
Employing Virtualization in Library Computing: Use Cases and Lessons Learned
A broad overview of virtualization technology is provided and several examples of its use at the University of California, San Diego Libraries are described and a discussion of potential enterprise impacts on the library infrastructure is discussed.
Research Data Curation Pilots: Lessons Learned
The program focused on many aspects of contemporary scholarship, including data creation and storage, description and metadata creation, citation and publication, and long term preservation and access, and will provide support for the data management requirements from national funding agencies.
Building a demonstration prototype for the preservation of large-scale multimedia collections
The NSF-DIGARCH is building digital preservation lifecycle management infrastructure for the preservation of large-scale multimedia collections. The infrastructure consists of interfaces to TV
Generating Metadata for Digital Preservation: the Chronopolis Scenario
A subset of the Chronopolis Project team, the Metadata Working Group made an analysis of the system by tracing a digital object through the system, and system activities were divided into Event Types and metadata gathered by the digital object on its wayThrough the system were documented.
Developing Preservation Metadata for Use in Grid-Based Preservation Systems
The metadata posited to support services the Chronopolis preservation system will offer at the conclusion of its first year of development is described.