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Terminology server for improved resource discovery: analysis of model and functions

Macgregor, G. and McCulloch, E. and Nicholson, D. (2007) Terminology server for improved resource discovery: analysis of model and functions. In: Second International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research, 2007-10-11 - 2007-10-12, Corfu, Greece.

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    Abstract

    This paper considers the potential to improve distributed information retrieval via a terminologies server. The restriction upon effective resource discovery caused by the use of disparate terminologies across services and collections is outlined, before considering a DDC spine based approach involving inter-scheme mapping as a possible solution. The developing HILT model is discussed alongside other existing models and alternative approaches to solving the terminologies problem. Results from the current HILT pilot are presented to illustrate functionality and suggestions are made for further research and development.

    Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    ID code: 3435
    Keywords: SKOS, terminologies, vocabulary mapping, HILT
    Subjects: Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Library Science. Information Science
    Department: Faculty of Science > Computer and Information Sciences
    Professional Services > Information Services
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      Depositing user: Miss Emma McCulloch
      Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2007
      Last modified: 08 Dec 2013 11:08
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/3435

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