metadata

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    LIME: A Linguistic Metadata vocabulary

    The role of metadata in the Linked Open Data world is becoming more and more acknowledged and recognized as fundamental for the realization of a web of networked information sources that are not only readable and understandable, but also discoverable and exploitable by machines according to well-defined plans and strategies....
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    agINFRA EC project successfully concluded and... continuing

    The agINFRA project of the European Commission (EC 7th framework program INFRA-2011-1.2.2) was successfully completed.agINFRA aimed at developing a shared infrastructure and computationally empowered services for agricultural research data, with a strong focus on achieving a higher level of interoperability.agINFRA came to an end in February 2015 and ...
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    OpenDOAR Repositories and Metadata Practices

    The D-Lib Magazine March/April 2014 published an article surveying metadata use in OpenDOAR repositories.Brief ReviewThe creation of metadata for research and repository content is an essential part of the scholarly communication process and is necessary for the long-term access and preservation of our digital (and digitized) heritage. In spring 2014, ...
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    ODS webinar on Metatadata for Learning Resources

    The Open Discovery Space (ODS) project offers a series of free webinars on different topics related to the adoption of Open Educational Resources. In this context, the ODS project consortium is kindly inviting you to attend their next webinar entitled "Metadata for Learning Resources". This webinar aims at introducing the ...
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    Building digital educational repositories for agriculture: The AgLR tool

    While there is a wealth of open source software repositories for bibliographic records, such as DSpace, Eprints etc., this is not the case for the educational ones; a short research showed that there are only a few solutions for this purpose and most of them are proprietary ones, commercial software ...
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    Workshop on Linking and Contextualizing Publications and Datasets: Presentations online

    The presentations and slides of the "First Workshop on Linking and Contextualizing Publications and Datasets" (LCPD 2013), which took place last September, are now available online. The goal of this workshop was to provide researchers and practitioners in the fields of Digital Library, e-Science, and e-Research with a forum where they ...
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    21 New Preservation Vocabularies available at id.loc.gov

    The Library of Congress and PREMIS Editorial Committee have made available 21 new value vocabularies to be used with preservation metadata in LC's Linked Data Service for Authorities and Vocabularies (id.loc.gov).  Each vocabulary reflects a controlled list of values for semantic units specified in the PREMIS Data Dictionary ...
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    NISO Launches New Initiative to Develop Standard for Open Access Metadata and Indicators

    The National Information Standards Organisation (NISO) voting members have approved a new project to develop standardised bibliographic metadata and visual indicators to describe the accessibility of journal articles as well as potentially describe how “open” an item is. Currently, there is no standardised bibliographic metadata that provide information on whether ...