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Re: [metadata] Interesting development

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2014 09:12:27 +0200
Cc: W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
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To: Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>
Thanks Bill, this is a really interesting development!

Ivan

On 06 May 2014, at 22:01 , Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com> wrote:

> In the context of making metadata available for online content, here's an interesting development. EBSCO, one of the biggest providers of a boatload of content of many types to libraries, has just decided to make its metadata freely available to discovery services without requiring use of their API:
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> http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2014/05/metadata/ebsco-opens-metadata-third-party-discovery-services/
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> This involves "all metadata for 129 of its full-text databases, more than 550,000 ebooks and more than 70 historical digital archives."
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> They are doing this in alignment with NISO's "Open Discovery Initiative" (ODI):
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> http://www.niso.org/workrooms/odi/
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> FWIW. . . .
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> Bill Kasdorf
> Vice President, Apex Content Solutions
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