Better, Faster, Stronger: Building a Better Dublin Core Generator

Nick Steffel

Abstract


A number of different free online tools exist for turning user input into formatted Dublin Core code. The author, as part of his MLIS degree, used these various tools to assist with his coursework. While they were all useful to some degree, a number of issues were identified which limited their overall utility. Two separate tools ? one for basic Dublin Core and one for Qualified Dublin Core ? are now available at dublincoregenerator.com, The tools are free and made available under a Creative Commons license for users or institutions to freely copy and modify the tool and code as desired.

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