Thirty problems for subject interoperability (and a few possible solutions)

A. Dawson

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    Using evidence, and subject terms, drawn from the IRIScotland project, this presentation illustrates and summarises numerous problems that arise when aggregating metadata records from different sources. It aims to identify and classify the causes and consequences of these problems and suggest some ways of improving subject interoperability.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages15
    Publication statusUnpublished - 2006
    EventElectric Connections 2006 - Dundee, UK
    Duration: 1 Aug 2006 → …


    ConferenceElectric Connections 2006
    CityDundee, UK
    Period1/08/06 → …


    • metadata
    • repositories
    • interoperability
    • vocabularies
    • cataloguing


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