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- Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 09:35:24 -0700
- From: rplas1 <rplas1@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Dublic Core
I am interested in this issue. We have applied for an IMLS museum
library collaboration grant to digitize our local history collection and
our museum collection (local natural history museum) pertaining to
WWII. We will have a WWIi national park in our town. It was a boom
town with the Kaiser Shipyards, etc.
We decided to use Dublin Core. We will be cataloging in PastPerfect (a
museum collection management software program) and will use its virtual
exhibit module to put the images and information on the Internet.
PastPerfect uses HTML.
I decided to go that way because the museum collection management
software is more helpful for artifacts than MARC. As long as we catalog
the contents in Dublin Core (we are planning to do the full version), we
can translate the HTML to any other language that comes along for a new
We are looking around for people to discuss this with. I'd be happy to
share our information with you. I'm mostly interested in museum
Richmond Public Library
325 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA 94804
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