METS Registry Submissions
Purpose of the METS Registry
The METS Registry attempts to provide as full a listing as
possible of institutions and projects that are making use of
METS as a submission format, a native repository format, and/or
a dissemination format. Information about how and where METS
is being used is very useful to the METS Board in determining
future directions for METS, to both potential and active users
of METS as a resource of contact information, and to funding
agencies who may be considering the funding of a METS based
Submitting entries for the METS Registry
The METS Registry depends on contributions of the METS community.
Any institution that is implementing or has implemented a project
using METS is encouraged to submit an entry about the project
to the METS list or to Rick
METS Registry entry contents
METS registry entries should include as much of the following
information as the submitting institution has available:
- A short description of the METS application
- Projected dates of implementation (if not yet in production).
- URL to any publicly available production or demonstration
- METS Profile information including: a) Status of METS profiles
b) Registered profile names (if any) and c) links to documentation
about profiles and any unregistered profiles in progress.
- METS extension schema being used for descriptive and administrative
- URL to any available documentation or specifications for
- An indication of whether any METS tools developed as part
of the implementations are available to other METS implementors;
and if so, under what terms (freeware, licensed software,
- Contact name and email address.
Registry entry for the University of California Berkeley Archival
Collections is complete and can be used for reference in
preparing information for submission.