Check out

Generally a good overview, but section 6 gives a thumbnail on
METS, which might be what you are looking for.

Eric Jacobs

The Audio Archive, Inc.
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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
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Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 10:32 PM
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Subject: [ARSCLIST] Common database/electronic library interchange
format ?


Does anybody know (Google was not my friend, at least with what
"rubbish" I put in) if there is a common database/electronic
interchange format for linking electronic library collections?

I understand an institution may not be able to have a common database
format (fields etc) but there can be filters or things applied to make
it easy to share or link collection databases together. Does such a
thing exist?

Many thanks, Darren

 D P Ingram  Ab Ingram Oy 
 darren at 

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