Re: Nature launches web debate "Future e-access to the primary literature"

From: Fytton Rowland <J.F.Rowland_at_LBORO.AC.UK>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 12:00:58 +0100

At 01:07 PM 9/6/01 -0400, David Goodman wrote:
>I am writing as an outsider and would like to point out some apparent
>confusion about minimal necessary identifiers, at least as proposed
[stuff omitted]
>What is called "minimal bibliographic metadata" applies only to articles
>in conventional journals

I'm even less of an expert than David, not being a librarian at all, but an
immediate thought that occurs to me is: What about Dublin Core? That was
conceived of as a minimal set of metadata, which is why it's called a "core".

Fytton Rowland.

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