Future information environments: deserts, jungles or parks?

Gordon Dunsire

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    This paper discusses the basic functions of a common information environment and how they are supported by metadata. Several distinct categories of information landscapes are described, characterised by the availability and quality of metadata at the item and collection level. The paper suggests elements of professional practice which can improve the functionality of landscapes, and presents an illustrative scenario of how a common information environment might be effective.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    Event10th Seminar on Archives, Libraries, Museums - Poreč, Croatia
    Duration: 22 Nov 200624 Nov 2006


    Conference10th Seminar on Archives, Libraries, Museums
    CityPoreč, Croatia


    • interoperability
    • resource discovery
    • common information environment
    • information landscapes
    • metadata aggregation

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