[OAI-implementers] set description

Sarah L. Shreeves sshreeve@uiuc.edu
Tue, 09 Mar 2004 14:43:32 -0600

This has been mentioned before, but it might be useful to take a look at 
what the DC Collection Description Working Group is doing around collection 
description. I think that this work could have great applicability for set 
descriptions. See http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/.

Sarah L. Shreeves
Visiting Project Coordinator, IMLS Digital Collections and Content
University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign
Phone: 217-244-7809
Fax: 217-244-7764
Email: sshreeve@uiuc.edu
Web: http://imlsdcc.grainger.uiuc.edu

At 02:25 PM 3/9/2004, Jody DeRidder wrote:
>Thank you all for your help!!
>    Xiaoming, we are checking out all those you listed-- and
>Caroline, we especially love what you are doing.  We want to be
>able to harvest sets based on subject content, and then make
>those available to (first) our subject librarians.  Eventually,
>we hope to set up a portal for use by students and researchers
>that will provide access to different collections (sets) based on
>general topical areas.
>    I think I will bring this up at the next DLF developer's forum
>(as well as my hopes for authority control on subjects) where the
>topic is to be "improving the harvestability of digital content
>and metadata".
>   Thanks again!
>  --jody
>   Jody DeRidder
>   IT Administrator II
>   Digital Library Center
>   648A John C. Hodges Library
>   University of Tennessee
>   Knoxville, TN 37996
>   Phone: (865) 974-4796
>   Email: deridder@aztec.lib.utk.edu
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