Document Type

Conference publication

MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)

information technology and libraries

Publication details

Wilson, K, Billington, L, Moir, S & Carpenter, S 2007, 'Development of a metadata application profile at the State Library of New South Wales', Proceedings of the 13th Information Online Conference, Australian Library and Information Association, Sydney.


In 2004 the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW) launched the initiative to develop a new technology platform to manage the digitisation of its unique and significant collections and make them available via the Internet. To enhance the development of the library is implementing a new archival collection management system (ACMS), digital object management system (DAMS) and web content management system (WCMS). In 2006 a team of staff at the Library developed a Metadata Application Profile (MAP) that specifies a set of metadata elements to meet the metadata and search requirements for