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Metadata++: A Scalable Hierarchical Framework for Digital Libraries

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Metadata++: A Scalable Hierarchical Framework for Digital Libraries
: Metadata++ is a digital library system that we are developing to serve the needs of the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, and the United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service to support natural resource managers, scientists and publics as they analyze issues and make decisions. The system provides access to institutional knowledge consisting of formal and informal agency reports and documents – including Environmental Assessments, Decision Notices, Appeal Decisions, specialist reports, and so forth. Metadata++ uses a set of hierarchically structured controlled vocabularies – with synonyms and associations – as the primary organizational framework. Users browse the hierarchy to select search terms and see the search results directly in the context of the hierarchy. In order to be useful as a digital library infrastructure, this hierarchy must be implemented in an e...
Mathew Weaver, Lois M. L. Delcambre, Timothy Tolle
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Type Conference
Year 2003
Where ICADL
Authors Mathew Weaver, Lois M. L. Delcambre, Timothy Tolle
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