Wrapping up

Dublin Core provides invaluable cross domain semantic terms

Dublin Core takes advantage of RDF standards to manage relationships amoung terms

RDF standards further allow communites to define their own terms and relate these to Dublin Core terms

Dublin Core's Open System requirements of "Extend and Refine"

Common RDF standards reduce costs across the board for inviduals, communites, organizations managing information.

Common RDF standards enable data to be stitched together from mutiple sources

Enabling a web of data - The Semantic Web