The Dublin Core (1)
- probably the best tool for providing core resource discovery metadata
- international, cross–domain effort to achieve definition of a core element set
- defines 15 core elements
- allows optional qualification of these through addition of thesauri and lookup tables (SCHEME), sub–classification of the elements (SUBELEMENT) and metadata language (LANG)
- hopes to capture the essence of any resource…
- …but is it too Core?