FW: [OAI-implementers] DCMI Recommendation on Bibliographic Citations

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FW: [OAI-implementers] DCMI Recommendation on Bibliographic Citations

Matthew J. Dovey
FYI

Matthew

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [hidden email]
> [mailto:[hidden email]] On Behalf
> Of Ann Apps
> Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 11:40 AM
> To: [hidden email]
> Subject: [OAI-implementers] DCMI Recommendation on
> Bibliographic Citations
>
> Dear All,
>
> [Apologies for cross posting.]
>
> I'm pleased to report that the Dublin Core Metadata
> Initiative has published
> a Recommendation
> (http://www.dublincore.org/documents/#recommendation): 
>
> Guidelines for Encoding Bibliographic Citation Information in
> Dublin Core
> Metadata
>
> http://www.dublincore.org/documents/dc-citation-guidelines/
>
> This recommendation uses an OpenURL Framework ContextObject
> to describe a
> machine-parsable citation.
>
> It is primarily about capturing the bibliographic citation
> information about
> a journal article (for example) within its own metadata for which it
> recommends the DC property 'dcterms:bibliographicCitation',
> which is an
> element refinement of 'dc:identifier', but also includes
> recommendations for
> capturing references in 'dcterms:references'. But this could easily be
> extrapolated to using a recommended parsable citation as the
> value of a
> 'dc:source' property, for example when capturing the
> publication citation
> for an eprint.
>
> Also the recommendations in the document assume that
> 'qualified' DC is being
> used, ie. with the availability of all the 'dcterms'
> properties. But it does
> also give guidelines for using simple Dublin Core.
>
> Best wishes,
> Ann
>
>
> -------------------------------------------------
> Ann Apps. IT Specialist (Research & Development), MIMAS,
>    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
> Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 6039  Fax: +44 (0) 161 275 6040
> Email: [hidden email] WWW: http://epub.mimas.ac.uk/ann.html
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