Author-generated Dublin Core Metadata for Web Resources: A Baseline Study in an Organization

@article{Greenberg2001AuthorgeneratedDC,
  title={Author-generated Dublin Core Metadata for Web Resources: A Baseline Study in an Organization},
  author={Jane Greenberg and Maria Cristina Pattuelli and Bijan Parsia and W. Davenport Robertson},
  journal={J. Digit. Inf.},
  year={2001},
  volume={2}
}
This paper reports on a study that examined the ability of resource authors to create acceptable metadata in an organizational setting. The results indicate that authors can create good quality metadata when working with the Dublin Core, and that is in some cases they may be able to create metadata that is of better quality than what a metadata professional can produce. This research establishes that authors think metadata is valuable for resource discovery, that it should be created for web… CONTINUE READING