Title: On cultural heritage metadata

Authors: Christos Papatheodorou

Addresses: Database & Information Systems Group (DBIS), Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing, Dept. of Archives and Library Science, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece; Digital Curation Unit, Institute for the Management of Information Systems, 'Athena' Research Centre, Athens, Greece

Abstract: The management of cultural heritage metadata is a multifaceted process depending on the diversity and heterogeneity of the cultural objects, the structure of their collections and the information needs of the communities that generate, access and study them. This paper reports the results derived from the special track on metadata and semantics for cultural collections and applications, which was a part of the 5th International Conference on Metadata and Semantic Research (MTSR 2011), held in Yasar University, Izmir, Turkey, 12-14 October 2011.

Keywords: cultural heritage; metadata standards; metadata interoperability; semantic interoperability; culture; cultural objects; cultural collections.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMSO.2012.050184

International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, 2012 Vol.7 No.3, pp.157 - 161

Published online: 31 Dec 2014 *

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