Table of contents for Putting XML to work in the library : tools for improving access and management / by Dick R. Miller and Kevin S. Clarke.


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CONTENTS
Introduction
Chapter 1.  It's Elemental, My Dear Watson
Markup Minihistory
Picking Up the Pieces
Extensible Markup Syntax
Characters and Content
Structured Documents
Elements
The Root Element
Container Elements
Attributes
Empty Elements
Mixed Content
Entities
Comments
Character Data Sections
The XML Declaration
Processing Instructions
Well-Formed Documents
Putting it All Together
All in the Family
Valid Documents
Document Type Definition
Schemas
Namespaces
Stylesheets
XHTML
Browsers and Viewing
X Whatever
Libraries' Strategic Opportunity
Chapter 2.  "The Nice Thing About Standards..."
Getting Started
What's in a Name(space)?
I Need Some (XML) Validation!
DTDs (Document Type Definitions)
XML Schemas (W3C)
Relax NG (OASIS)
Where Do I Go From Here?
XPath
XLink
XPointer
Doing it With Style(sheets)
Getting Started
XSLT Stylesheets
XSL FO Stylesheets
Cascasding Style Sheets (CSS)
Conclusion
Chapter 3.  In the Scheme of Things
Schema Development
Library Information in Context
Open Content
Open Libraries?
Think Globally, Act Locally
Bibliographic and Authority Records
MARC:  The Ultimate Crazy Quilt?
Excessive Encoding and Control Fields
Date Inconsistency
Intra- and Inter-Format Redundancy
Mingling Data Elements and their Attributes
Relationship Dispersion and Irregularity
Extreme Coding Complexity
Transitional Character Set
Other Limitations
AACR:  Fixity Versus Fluidity?
Identity Crisis:  Identifying and Delineating Bibliographic 
Resources
Building Better Relationships
Literal Transcription, or Bibliographic Management?
World Wide Cataloging
Pre-Coordination
Et Cetera, Etcetera, Etc.
XOBIS:  Simplicity without Sacrifice?
The Changing Environment
Structural Overview of XOBIS
Chapter 4.  XML Tools:  What Do You Want to Do Today?
Open Source Solutions
XML Editors: Mark It Up!
Notepad
JEdit
XMLOperator
BitFlux Editor
XML eXchaNGeR (XNGR)
XML Transformers:  The Changing Face of XML
Saxon
Cocoon and Xalan
Kawa and Qexo
XML Browsers:  Not Just Another Pretty Face
Mozilla/Netscape
Amaya
Conclusion
Chapter 5.  The Future is Now:  Trends and Possibilities
Trends and Future Standards
XInclude
XForms
Scalable Vector Graphics
Docbook
VoiceXML
OpenOffice, AbiWord, and Microsoft Office
XML Possibilities
Transitional E-Journals List
Updating MARC with MARCUTL
Maintaining PubMed LinkOuts
MARC to XOBIS in 2003 and Beyond
Conclusion
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: XML (Document markup language)Libraries Data processing, Cataloging Data processing, Digital libraries