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Published by NISO Press in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English


  • Metadata.,
  • Database management.,
  • World Wide Web.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesUnderstanding meta-data
ContributionsHodge, Gail., National Information Standards Organization (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsZ699 .U53 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination16 leaves ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19930989M
ISBN 101880124629

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