Modelling Intellectual Processes: The FRBR - CRM Harmonization

  • Martin Doerr
  • Patrick LeBoeuf
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4877)


Even though the Dublin Core Metadata Element Set is well accepted as a general solution, it fails to describe more complex information assets and their cross-correlation. These include data from political history, history of arts and sciences, archaeology or observational data from natural history or geosciences. Therefore IFLA and ICOM are merging their core ontologies, an important step towards semantic interoperability of metadata schemata across all archives, libraries and museums. It opens new prospects for advanced global information integration services. The first draft of the combined model was published in June 2006.


Digital Library Bibliographic Information Semantic Interoperability Bibliographic Record Core Ontology 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Doerr
    • 1
  • Patrick LeBoeuf
    • 2
  1. 1.ICS-FORTH 
  2. 2.Bibliotheque National deFrance

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