XMetaDiss--Metadata for ETDs in Germany

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Frodl, C., Korb, N., & Wollschlaeger, T. (2004). XMetaDiss--Metadata for ETDs in Germany. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, . Retrieved from https://dcpapers.dublincore.org/pubs/article/view/777


In the project a new metadata set "XMetaDiss" for online university theses and dissertations (ETDs) is being developed. This metadata set is supposed to relieve the set “MetaDiss”. XMetaDiss is based on DCMI of 2004 and will be used in Germany for interchange of metadata and corresponding full text of online university theses and dissertations (ETDs). The potential of XMetaDiss consists in the use for an automatic compiling-process of metadata by OAI protocol, the targeted compatibility with the NDLTD set ETD-MS, the use of hierarchical patterns and the simple transformation potential by means of XSLT into other metadata formats. The embedding within an international framework points to a high acceptance of a new metadata format for ETDs, corresponding to the state of the art.
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