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Mapping metadata to a common schema

One of the challenges in aggregating metadata is to unify the different schemata of the data sources, to make the data searchable through a single common schema. There are advantages to maintaining the original schema (field names) of each data source so that it can be searched in the same way that would have been possible in its original context (i.e. searching under the same field or fields). However this can...

“I shall lose my life for want of language”: Shakespeare and digital formats

The Will’s World registry is intended to record three categories of data: Metadata about services Metadata harvested or contributed from those services Annotated plays The first will describe the services that are available, and will support searching for services that have specific features, and that produce particular types of data about aspects of Shakespeare’s work, history and contemporaries....

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