Capturing Research Output in the Field of Anthropology: Metadata Design and Lessons Learned

Sittisak Rungcharoensuksri, Wachiraporn Klungthanaboon


To advocate open science and knowledge development, the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre (SAC) recognizes the significance of collocation of scattered research outputs funded by the SAC for the public use. The SAC Research Database was developed and launched in March 2019 to provide free access to digital full-text research outputs under the creative common license (CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0). The ease of use and interoperability are taken into consideration when selecting the metadata scheme. The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set was chosen with some modified elements for the SAC Research Database. This paper presents the lesson learned from the development of this database.

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