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  1. Beverley Anne Chartrand said:

    Still remember how frustrating it was in the mid-1970's trying to explain to IT people working on what we then called our bibliographic data base that the catalog record (which they insisted in calling a document) represented the document/bibliographic item/book, etc. I see semantic problems still cause misunderstanding between librarians and information technologists, though James you are

    June 12, 2014
  2. Yes, it would be a quick read! I like that. What I was trying to show is that "metadata" has specific meanings for each community, and so when the e.g. advertising community talks about metadata, even though they may be using similar terminology, they are not really talking about the same things libraries are talking about. I have seen this lead to big fights among different departments

    June 13, 2014

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