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DCMI Business Special Interest Group

Chair: Mary Alice Ball
Status: This special interest group is currently inactive.
Established: 2000-10-06
Deactivated: 2002-10-18

To provide a forum to:

  • To investigate metadata schemas used in commercial business models (Business-to-Business, Business-to-Consumer);
  • To promote the use of Dublin Core in internal and cross-company business environments;
  • To identify business sectors and commercial resources (e.g. information, services, catalogs, products) that could benefit from the use of the DC standard;
  • To highlight within the DCMI Community the commercial ramifications of DC developments;
  • To discuss the possible expansion of Dublin Core to accomodate information vital to commercial requirements and uses.


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  • Date constituted: 2000-10-06