A lightweight metadata quality tool

David M. Nichols, Chu Hsiang Chan, David Bainbridge, Dana McKay, Michael B. Twidale

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We describe a Web-based metadata quality tool that provides statistical descriptions and visualisations of Dublin Core metadata harvested via the OAI protocol. The lightweight nature of development allows it to be used to gather contextualized requirements and some initial user feedback, is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationJCDL'08
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2008
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2008
Event8th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2008, JCDL'08 - Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Duration: Jun 16 2008Jun 20 2008

Publication series

NameProceedings of the ACM International Conference on Digital Libraries


Other8th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2008, JCDL'08
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPittsburgh, PA


  • Dublin core
  • Metadata quality
  • OAI
  • Prototyping
  • Visualization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Library and Information Sciences


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