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METS Opening Day Program

October 27-28, 2003, Library of Congress, Washington DC

October 27th

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.       Coffee

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.       Welcoming Remarks
   David Seaman, Digital Library Federation
   Deanna Marcum, Library of Congress
   Jerome McDonough, New York University

9:15 - 10:15 a.m.       Introduction to METS
   Jerome McDonough, New York University    Morgan Cundiff, Library of Congress
         Introduction to METS

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.       Break

10:30 - 12:00 noon       Building METS by Hand
   Jerome McDonough, New York University
      I. Build a structural map.
      II. Build a file group for master image files.
      III. Link structural map and file group.
      IV. Add a Dublin Core Record for whole work.
      V. Add single technical metadata record for master files.
         METS from Scratch

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.       Lunch Break (box lunch provided)

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.       Introduction to METS Profiles
   Morgan Cundiff, Library of Congress
         METS Application Profiles
         Example Profile Document

1:45 - 3:00 p.m       Case Studies In Implementing METS (Avoiding METS by Hand)
      Carl Fleischhauer, Library of Congress
         Report on METSmaker Software
      Taylor Surface, OCLC
         METS in the OCLC Digital Archive

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.       Break

3:15 - 4:45 p.m.       Case Studies In Implementing METS (Avoiding METS by Hand, continued)

      Leslie Myrick, New York University
         METS Case Study: The NYU Digital Library Team
      Mackenzie Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
         [email protected]
      Thorny Staples, University of Virginia (Fedora)

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.       Reception in Mumford Foyer

October 28th

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.       Coffee

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.       METS Creation
      Eric Stedfeld, New York University
         From DB to METS
      Rick Beaubien, University of California at Berkeley
         Generating METS at UCB
      Corey Keith, Library of Congress
         METS Creation in a Production Environment

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.       METS Repositories
      Brian Tingle, California Digital Library
         10 Minute Repository Talk
      Mackenzie Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Dspace)
         METS repositories: DSpace
      Thorny Staples, University of Virginia (Fedora)

11:00 - 11:15 a.m.       Break

11:15 - 12:30 p.m.       METS Dissemination
      Rick Beaubien, University of California at Berkeley
         Viewing METS Objects via GenView
      Leslie Myrick, New York University
         METS Interfaces Presentation
         METS Dissemination: Interfaces
      Thorny Staples, University of Virginia (Fedora)
      Corey Keith, Library of Congress
         METS Dissemination

END OF PROGRAM


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