[Crm-sig] [cidoc-crm] Are there extant mappings of IPTC Core & Extension, PLUS fields and XMP to CIDOC-CRM?

Michael Hopwood michael at editeur.org
Tue Nov 29 11:23:52 EET 2011

Hello all,

It's my first post to CRM-SIG so please go easy on me...

I am looking at the feasibility (semantically and technically) of mapping IPTC Core & Extension, PLUS fields and XMP (produced by commercial companies) to the LIDO format (www.lido-schema.org/<http://www.lido-schema.org/>).

As a first step I wondered if anyone had done the exercise of mapping to CIDOC-CRM to demonstrate a basic level of compatibility?

I am thinking the use cases in various types of commercial organisation are quite different, even before considering the needs of cultural heritage, but I hypothesise there may be some way to specify how a generic heritage viewpoint might be served by these fields and create "good enough" mappings.

Any leads will be gratefully accepted and acknowledged. Best wishes,

Michael Hopwood
Linked Heritage Project Lead
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