Off the cuff I would using a form of Dublin Core is probably going to work
best, just due to the variety in the types of resources you are using. It
would give you the ability to expand a bit while describing the resources.
On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 5:19 AM, davesgonechina <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Sorry for taking a while to respond Matt, busy week.
> Initially the resources would be journals, databases, galleries, digital
> collections, language learning tools, dictionaries, statistical yearbooks,
> and similar online resources for China Studies. I have a Pinboard list for
> the sorts of things I plan to add:
> The goal is to have a curated collection of links to collections (not crawl
> every item, that can be a later project), with faceted search so that users
> can narrow down on resources of a particular format, time period,
> geographic region, etc.
> On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 3:03 AM, Matthew Sherman
> <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> > Just to move your discussion along a bit, plus I think it sounds
> > pretty interesting, what sort of resources are you talking about.
> > Know what you are working with can give everyone a better idea on what
> > schema's would work best. I know MARC is not so friendly for online
> > resources, but it depends on what the item is. Just off the cuff
> > Dublin Core is probably your best bet due it is extensiblity, but
> > again depends what you are working with.
> > Matt
> > On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 10:10 AM, davesgonechina
> > <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > I'm trying to develop a curated site listing online resources for China
> > > scholars. Ideally I'd like to use a metadata schema that other
> > > export as MARC, DC, or other standards they may use, and maybe also
> > linked
> > > data-capable. Any suggestions? I'm experimenting with Drupal but my
> > > platform choice will probably be driven by my schema.
> > >
> > > Dave