[OAI-implementers] Dublin Core XML and OAI

Mark Needleman - DRA mneedlem@dra.com
Thu, 21 Mar 2002 11:09:02 -0600 (CST)


A pretty standard set in the library world is the Library of Congress
Subject Headings (LCSH) - its widely used all over - the National Library
of Medicine has MESH (Medical Subject Headings) - and there are others out
there as well from national libraries around the world

these2 may be online try

www.loc.gov -LC

www.nlm.gov - NLM

Mark H Needleman
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On Thu, 21 Mar 2002, Marty McClelland wrote:

> > Also are there any standard subject classifications being used, or 
> > are data providers creating their own?
> I am also curious about standard subject classifications.  In iLumina,
> the browse and advanced search features give views on the data by
> discipline classification.  For example - Computer Science objects have
> been cataloged based on ACM/IEEE Computing Curricula 2001 Classification
> Scheme.  Metadata has been imported via OAI for Computer Science
> learning resources using ACM Computing Classification System.
> marty 
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