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Principle violations: Revisiting the Dublin Core 1:1 principle

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Urban, R. (2010, October 22-27). Principle violations: Revisiting the Dublin Core 1:1 principle. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T), Pittsburgh, PA.

Publication Abstract

Although many best practice documents encourage Dublin Core metadata creators to “obey the 1:1 Principle,” this recommendation has proven “extremely confusing” in practice. The impact of this confusion is widespread violations of the Principle that inhibit the ability of largescale metadata aggregations to provide useful services. A preliminary operational definition of the 1:1 Principle that identifies of non-conformant descriptions is explored.

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