This article aims to update an earlier article by the same author published in Library Hi Tech News in 2004 and analyses the failure of the Dublin Core metadata standard.
The article is a commentary.
The article finds that the Dublin Core metadata standard is moribund and that a newer, competing standard has rendered it essentially useless.
The paper updates Dublin Core’s increasing obsolescence and will help librarians understand the standard’s rapid rise and slow fall.
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Copyright © 2014, Emerald Group Publishing Limited