Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Authority Information

The latest issue of D-Lib Magazine (Nov. 2003) v. 9, no. 11 has the article New Ways of Sharing and Using Authority Information The LEAF Project by Max Kaiser, Hans-Jorg Lieder, Kurt Majcen and Heribert Vallant.
This article presents an overview of the LEAF project (Linking and Exploring Authority Files)1, which has set out to provide a framework for international, collaborative work in the sector of authority data with respect to authority control.
Other articles include:
  • "Using MPEG-21 DIDL to Represent Complex Digital Objects in the Los Alamos National Laboratory Digital Library" by Jeroen Bekaert, Patrick Hochstenbach and Herbert Van de Sompel
  • "Public Opinion Polls and Digital Preservation: An Application of the Fedora Digital Object Repository System" by Ronald Jantz
  • "The DiVA Project - Development of an Electronic Publishing System" by Eva Muller, Uwe Klosa, Stefan Andersson, and Peter Hansson