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The METS schema is a standard for encoding descriptive, administrative, and structural metadata regarding objects within a digital library, expressed using the XML schema language of the World Wide Web Consortium. The standard is maintained by the METS Board in collaboration with the Network Development and MARC Standards Office of the Library of Congress, and started as an initiative of the Digital Library Federation.


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Acknowledgment: Jerome McDonough (October 01, 2021) The METS Editorial Board would like to acknowledge the significant contributions that Jerome McDonough has made to the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS).
-- See Announcement

Latest METS Editorial Board Meeting Minutes: The minutes are now available from the 2015-12-03 Board meeting.
-- See Minutes

Latest version of the METS schema: The latest version has the complete change log at the top of the schema.


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