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Paper 0320:
Design of Metadata Elements for Digital News Articles in the Omnipaper Project

id 0320
authors Yaginuma, T., Pereira, T.S.M. and Baptista, A.A.
year 2003
title Design of Metadata Elements for Digital News Articles in the Omnipaper Project
source ELPUB2003. From information to knowledge: Proceedings of the 7th ICCC/IFIP International Conference on Electronic Publishing held at the Universidade do Minho, Portugal 25-28 June 2003/Edited by: Sely Maria de Souza Costa, João Álovaro Carvalho, Ana Alice Baptista, Ana Cristina Santos Moreira. Universidade do Minho, 2003.
summary This paper examines and proposes a set of metadata elements for describing digital news articles for the benefit of distributedand heterogeneous news resource discovery. Existing digital news description standards such as NITF and NewsML are analysed and compared with Dublin Core Metadata Element Set (DCMES), which results in that the use of Dublin Core is encouraged for interoperability of the resources. The suggested metadata elements are carefully selected and defined considering the characteristics of news articles. Some elements are detailed with refinement qualifiers and recommended encoding scheme. This set of metadata has been developed as a part of the tasks in the IST (Information Society Technologies)-funded European project OmniPaper (Smart Access to European Newspapers, IST-2001-32174).
series ELPUB:2003
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