METS: standardized encoding for digital library objects

  title={METS: standardized encoding for digital library objects},
  author={Jerome McDonough},
  journal={International Journal on Digital Libraries},
METS is an XML document format intended for the encoding of complex objects within digital libraries. It provides the means to record all of the descriptive, administrative, structural and behavioral metadata needed to manage and provide access to complex digital content. While it was designed to promote interoperability of digital content between digital library systems and contribute to the preservation of digital library materials, a variety of practical barriers to achieving these goals… CONTINUE READING
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