Findings from the Mellon Metadata Harvesting Initiative

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dc.contributor.author Hagedorn, Kat
dc.contributor.author Halbert, Martin
dc.contributor.author Kaczmarek, Joanne
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-04T18:18:44Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-04T18:18:44Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12669/37
dc.description.abstract Findings are reported from four projects initiated through funding by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in 2001 to explore applications of metadata harvesting using the OAI-PMH. Metadata inconsistencies among providers have been encountered and strategies for normalization have been studied. Additional findings concerning harvesting are format conflicts, harvesting problems, provider system development, and questions regarding the entire cycle of metadata production, dissemination, and use (termed metadata gardening, rather than harvesting). en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This project was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to SOLINET, now LYRASIS. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher LYRASIS en_US
dc.rights Creative Commons License Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) en_US
dc.subject OAI-PMH en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Metadata harvesting en_US
dc.title Findings from the Mellon Metadata Harvesting Initiative en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.48609/wwfr-bq21 en_US


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