Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library

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Presentation on the implementation of the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) within the University of North Texas (UNT) digital collections, including the results of an analysis performed in February 2013. It provides a summary of the kinds of date formats in the EDTF with examples from the digital collections, a description of methods used to implement and utilize the machine-readability of the format, and an overview of reasons that other institutions may want to consider switching to the EDTF.

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69 p.

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Tarver, Hannah September 4, 2013.

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Presentation on the implementation of the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) within the University of North Texas (UNT) digital collections, including the results of an analysis performed in February 2013. It provides a summary of the kinds of date formats in the EDTF with examples from the digital collections, a description of methods used to implement and utilize the machine-readability of the format, and an overview of reasons that other institutions may want to consider switching to the EDTF.

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69 p.

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  • Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) Conference, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal

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Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library (Paper)

Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library

Paper outlining research regarding date formatting in the UNT digital collections.

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Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library, ark:/67531/metadc174739

[Handout to Accompany Poster on Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard] (Pamphlet)

[Handout to Accompany Poster on Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard]

Handout with supplementary information to accompany the poster "Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard in Digital Library Metadata." In includes examples of dates that meet Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) standards, examples of problems encountered when normalizing date displays for users, additional statistics related to already-valid dates in the digital collections at the time that the standards were formally adopted, and links to online materials.

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  • September 4, 2013

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  • Sept. 6, 2013, 3:22 p.m.

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Tarver, Hannah. Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library, presentation, September 4, 2013; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180968/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .