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DC-2002: Metadata for e-Communities: Supporting Diversity and Convergence

  Florence, October, 13-17, 2002

Convitto della Calza
Oltrarno Meeting Center
Piazza della Calza, 6


The Conference track will present papers in the following areas:

  • e-Government
  • Search engines and metadata
  • Educational metadata: improving communication
  • Knowledge management
  • Use of DC metadata for commerce and intranets
  • Semantic web: roles of standard cataloguing, indexing, metadata and ontologies
  • Metadata interoperability: tools and protocols
  • Cultural heritage metadata

The Workshop track will feature technical meetings of ongoing working groups of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.

The Tutorial track   provides structured learning activities designed to introduce participants to and guide them through selected topics of interest and importance to users, developers, and implementers of Dublin Core metadata.

DC-2002 is organized by DCMI, Associazione Italiana Biblioteche, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale Firenze, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Istituto Universitario Europeo, Regione Toscana, UniversitÓ di Firenze




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  2002-11-16 - Texts of tutorials, keynotes etc. are becoming available on this site

  2002-10-21 - Papers of the Conference are now available

  2002-10-21 - Posters of the Conference are now available

  2002-10-21 - The printed edition is available on request at the cost of EUR 40,00 + shipping charges.
Orders can be sent by email to or by regular mail to Firenze University Press, Borgo Albizi, 28 - 50122 Florence Italy.
Payment must be made in advance by bank money transfer or postal money order.
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