Since my previous post about metadata received excellent commentary, I decided to write a follow-up post to address one of the many great points this discussion and its participants raised, namely the role of controlled vocabularies or metadata dictionaries.

According to an insightful comment from John O’Gorman, “the nature of the medium in which we are trying to solve these problems is multi-dimensional. Any organization can have — and should manage — multiple dialects.”

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