Friday, July 29, 2005

Global Information Locator Service (GILS)

GILS could soon get the boot: Feds have proposed dropping little-used search standard by Aliya Sternstein discusses the possible demise of this metadata schema. This standard is Z39.50 compliant. I don't understand why it is having such problems. It seemed to fill a necessary niche. I liked it much better than the MARC Community Information format, which was for similar information.

Seen on Resourceshelf.

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