Re: Novel data browser

From: MacKenzie Smith <kenzie_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 10:37:52 -0400

FYI, these DDI records have been on the eligible list for at least two
years now... in fact, I have a standing offer from Mary Vardigan at ICPSR
to provide us with whatever test data we want (thanks to Kate
McNeill-Harman, the data services librarian who handles the MIT end of the
Harvard-MIT data center). But every time I ask if we want more/different
metadata you say no, so I haven't pursued it any further... So it's there
for the asking.


At 04:36 PM 7/28/2004 -0700, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>>Its mainly aimed at social science communities, but I thought it was
>>interesting because of the browsing paradigm, and because the data is quite
>>heterogeneous. They use DDI metadata standard - see
>>A similar system is being developed by the Harvard / MIT data center - see
>>and see
>>for a demo.
>>It makes the raw XML metadata files available e.g.
>kewl, that might be another dataset we want to add to the mix.
>Stefano Mazzocchi
>Research Scientist Digital Libraries Research Group
>Massachusetts Institute of Technology location: E25-131C
>77 Massachusetts Ave telephone: +1 (617) 253-1096
>Cambridge, MA 02139-4307 email: stefanom at mit . edu

MacKenzie Smith
Associate Director for Technology
MIT Libraries
Building 14S-308
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Received on Thu Jul 29 2004 - 14:35:49 EDT

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