Interoperability Between Archival and Bibliographic Metadata: An EAD to MODS
Manolis Gergatsoulis, Pantelis D. Lilis, Irene Lourdi, Christos
Abstract: An extension of the Dublin Core Collections Application
Profile (DCCAP) suitable for representing
context-dependent collection level metadata, is presented in this paper. The
extended model, called Multidimensional
DCCAP, is based on a multidimensional extension of RDF. Contexts are specified
by assigning values to a set of appropriately
chosen parameters called dimensions. The proposed extension allows the
user to encode metadata for each defined context
enriching substantially in this way the expressive power of the metadata model.
Multidimensional DCCAP metadata model allows
to represent the collection development evolution as well as to keep information
created for various users categories, with
various degrees of detail, or even in different languages.
Keywords: Context-dependent information, metadata models, application