MAG, an Italian XML Application Profile for the Submission and Transfer of Metadata and Digitized Cultural Contents

Conference paper
Part of the Contributions in Mathematical and Computational Sciences book series (CMCS, volume 3)


MAG (“Metadati Amministrativi e Gestionali”, i.e. administrative and management metadata) is an Italian structural metadata application profile totally compliant to international standards, developed with the main goal of promoting among cultural organizations the aggregation of a least common set of technical and management metadata to guarantee the good submission and transfer of metadata and cultural digital objects in local or distributed digital libraries.


Digital preservation Metadata XML application XML application profile 


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    Taylor C (2003) An introduction to metadata. University of Queensland Library.
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    Wendler R (1999) LDI update: metadata in the library. Libr Notes 1286:4–5Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Macerata – MAG CommitteeMacerataItaly

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