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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.

L. Bountouri
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Dear All,  
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!



Eirini-Marina Dafermou
Librarian, MSc
Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences
Athens, Greece
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