Dublin is referring to Dublin, Ohio, US.
the work originated from an invitational workshop(the "OCLC/NCSA Metadata Workshop") hosted in1995 by Online Computer Library Center
The "Core" refers to the fact that the metadataelement set is a basic but expandable "core" list.
The semantics of Dublin Core were established andare maintained by an international, cross-disciplinarygroup of professionals from librarianship, computerscience, text encoding, museums, and other relatedfields of scholarship and practice.
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