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From: "Barker, Sean (UK)" <sean.barker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 13:41:26 +0100
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The Digital Curation Centre in January added a chapter on ontologies:    (02)

DCC Digital Curation Manual Instalment on "Ontologies" by Martin Doerr
http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resource/curation-manual/chapters/ontologies/     (03)

It provides some interesting links from the libraries and curation view
of the world onto ontologies, including some suggestions on moving from
current indexing systems and thesauri to ontologies. One comment worth
quoting:    (04)

"Do not try to hide your ontology or to make money out of it. "Widely
used ontology has value. Any obstacle to its take-up reduces your other
returns from the investment."    (05)

Sean Barker
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