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A digital library typically includes a set of keywords (or subject terms) for each document in its collection(s). For some applications, including natural resource management, geographic location (e.g., the place of a study or a project) is very i mportant. The metadata for such documents needs to indicate the location(s) associated with a document-and(More)
Project: The goal of this project is to build an application-specific digital library to support the natural resource manager by providing access to project and agency documents such as Environmental Impact Statements and wildlife biologist specialist reports. As a domain-specific digital library, we have focused on the use of keywords, organized into(More)
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. Abstract: Metadata++ is a digital library system that we are developing to serve the needs of the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, the United States Department(More)
Paper Abstract: This paper will introduce the reader to the processes a team of individuals from Management, Forestry, Consultants, and Computer Science backgrounds employed to gather user needs/ requirements for a Forestry Portal. The paper will first inform the reader on the background and objectives of the Forestry Portal Project and then discuss the(More)