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METS Tutorial at iPres 2018 (September 6, 2018)

The METS Board is happy to announce that a METS Tutorial will be held at iPres 2018 in Boston on Monday 24th of September at 13.30. ( )

The tutorial will benefit individuals and institutions interested in implementing METS for transfer as well as for the long-term management and preservation of their digital information but who have limited experience in implementation. Potential audience includes cultural heritage operators, researchers and technology developers, professional educators, and others involved in management and preservation of digital resources.

The outline for the tutorial:

Introduction to METS
  • Background (brief history and rationale of METS)
  • Benefits of implementing METS
METS in detail
  • Core elements
  • Simple examples to build familiarity
  • METS Profile
  • Case studies
  • The case of using PREMIS in METS
  • Support and the METS community
  • Conformance
Next Steps
  • Round table discussion for institutional plans

Wrap up

Follow the iPres web page for information regarding registration to the tutorial!


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