Godby, Smith, and Childress paper on Interoperable Metadata available on OCLC Research Web site

This paper, "Two Paths to Interoperable Metadata," was presented at the 2003 Dublin Core Conference in Seattle, Washington (USA).

It describes a prototype for a Web service that translates between pairs of metadata schemas and argues for a design featuring a more distinct separation of syntax from semantics.

More Information

Two Paths to Interoperable Metadata (PDF:353K/11pp.)

Carol Jean Godby is Consulting Research Scientist, OCLC Research.

Devon Smith is Software Engineer, OCLC Research.

Eric Childress is Consulting Product Support Specialist, OCLC Research.

For more information:

Bob Bolander
Communications & Programs Manager
OCLC Research

We are a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration.