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METS Opening Day UK Draft Program

July 12, 2004, The British Library Conference Center, St Pancras, London, UK

Monday, July 12th

METS Overview

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.       Registration, Coffee & Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.       Welcoming Remarks
   Richard Boulderstone, British Library

9:15 - 10:15 a.m.       Introduction to METS
   Jerome McDonough, New York University

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.       Break

10:30 - 11:30 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.

11:30 - 12:00 noon       Introduction to METS Profiles
   Morgan Cundiff, Library of Congress
         METS Application Profiles

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.       Lunch Break (lunch provided)

1:30 - 2:30 p.m       Creating METS
   Richard Gartner, Oxford Digital Library
         Creating METS files in the Oxford Digital Library
   Claus Gravenhorst, Compact Computer Systems, GmbH, creators of docWORKS/METAe          docWORKS/METAe: The Engine for Automated Metadata Extraction and XML Tagging

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.       Managing METS
   Lyn Lewis Dafis, National Library of Wales
   Markus Enders, Niedersaechsische Staats- und Universitaetsbibliothek Goettinger DigitalisierungsZentrum
         Create and Manage METS in retrodigitization

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.       Break

3:45 - 4:45 p.m.       Disseminating METS
   George Buchanan, Greenstone, The University of Waikato
   Leslie Myrick, New York University
         Case Study: Using METS as a DIP to Navigate Archived Websites

4:45 - 5:00 p.m.       Closing Comments & Discussion


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