We use MODs as our primary metadata schema in our repository at www.deakin.edu.au/dro, which contains a variety of document formats, including articles, books, images and artwork.
In our opinion, DC is not granular enough for this job.
Happy to answer any specific questions you may have.
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From: Metadata Object Description Schema List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lina Bountouri
Sent: Saturday, 1 October 2011 7:53 PM
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Subject: [MODS] MODS and Repositories
Mrs. Dafermou asked me to post this message to the list.
in Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece,
we are currently developing an accesible repository for the print-disabled
students. We have reached that point where we have to make a decision
about the metadata scheme. I was wondering if you have heard of any
success story about implementing MODS in an open-source repository.
Going with the all-time classic Dublin Core crossed our minds. Our
institutional repository implements DC, but we are dealing with books in
this project, only in a different format. So, we are open to suggestions
and stories of good practice.
Thank you in advance!
Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences
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