Describing Scholarly Information Resources with a Unified Temporal Map

  • Robert B. Allen
  • Hanna Song
  • Bo Eun Lee
  • Jiyoung Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10075)


We consider the use of procedures for providing structured descriptions of information resources such as scholarly works and of their contents. This goes beyond the usual view of metadata as discrete elements. For instance, we consider mapping the structured and interdependent activities in the publication of Ulysses. We discuss some specific representations and discuss the development of structured scholarly guides. Finally, we consider how the activities associated with publication, along with other historical activities, can be positioned on a unified temporal map. Ultimately, there should be a unified framework for the description of individual information resources and collections of information resources across periods and technologies.


Archives Metadata Scholarly records Structured continuum Structured scholarly guides Threads 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert B. Allen
    • 1
  • Hanna Song
    • 1
  • Bo Eun Lee
    • 1
  • Jiyoung Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Yonsei UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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