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Mediating for metadata standards: competing demands of E-government, archivists and librarians for resource description in New Zealand

VALA2002 CONCURRENT SESSION 2: Metadata
Wednesday 6 February 2002, 10:45 - 11:15
Persistent URL: http://www.vala.org.au/vala2002-proceedings/vala2002-session-2-booth

Keitha Booth

National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mätauranga o Aotearoa

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Abstract

Over a tight-timeframe in 2000/2001, a New Zealand E-government Unit Working Group produced a metadata standard to assist New Zealanders find government information and services on its websites. During the same period, a NZ government portal was being designed, Archives New Zealand issued record keeping standards, and the National Library of New Zealand issued a metadata standards framework for resource discovery across all NLNZ media and for the Library’s collections. This process has highlighted the significant need for cross-agency understanding and discussion, and the importance of maintaining and contributing to international standard development to ensure global inter-operability and transfer of information.

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