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Library Metadata Cataloguing


Official website for documents, presentations and other resources related to the CanCore Learning Resource Metadata Initiative. With discussion forums.

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative

Organization engaged in the development of interoperable online metadata standards.Includes message board, forum, project details and news updates.

Dublin Core Metadata Project

Information on the Metadata project that started in 1999.List of participants and contact details provided.

Dublin Core/MARC/GILS Crosswalk

Presentation of crosswalk between the fifteen elements in the Dublin Core Element Set and MARC 21 bibliographic data elements.

Encoded Archival Description (EAD) Official Web Site

Background on the EAD development with details on the members and gallery of different versions.

Encoded Archival Description:An Introduction and Overview

Brief description of the emerging standard that is the EAD by Daniel Pitti.

Federal Geographic Data Committee

Interagency initiative created to foster coordinated development, use, sharing, and dissemination of geospatial data on a national basis.

MARC Standards

Site of the Library of Congress - Network Development and MARC Standard Office. Presents information on MARC standards, particularly on how such represents machine readability for bibliographic and related information.


Perl 5 library application for reading, manipulating, outputting and converting bibliographic records in the MARC format.

Metadata and Resource Description

Introduces the W3C Metadata Activity - a project created to address the combined needs of several groups for a common framework to express assertions about information on the Web.

Metadata Architecture and Application Team

Presents news, system tools, information on best practices, documents on metadata, and related projects.

Metadata Research Center

Initiative established to foster research in the areas of metadata, semantics, and ontologies.


Pedagogical graphic that illustrates metadata. Aims to provide a means for the information science community to learn more about metadata standards, sets, and initiatives.

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