Wrapping up - What does this mean to Dublin Core?

Dublin Core provides invaluable cross domain semantic terms

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

RDF standards further allow communities 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 individuals, communities, organizations managing information.

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

Enabling a web of metadata / data - The Semantic Web