The design of metadata for the Digital Museum Initiative in Taiwan

Chao‐chen Chen, Hsueh‐hua Chen, Kuang‐hua Chen, Jieh Hsiang
2002 Online information review (Print)  
Metadata plays a crucial role in a digital library/museum environment. However, the development of metadata is not an easy task. Its formulation starts with analyzing the attributes of collections as well as understanding the user information needs and information seeking behavior. The issue of interoperability also needs to be considered in terms of both semantics and syntax. This paper discusses issues related to the development of metadata in Taiwan. We describe the development process of a
more » ... pment process of a Chinese metadata system, Metadata Interchange for Chinese Information (MICI), and an XML/metadata management system, Metalogy.
doi:10.1108/14684520210447868 fatcat:5r7ustos55dmfhbodtbu6cpol4