Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) Official Web Site

METS Opening Day Canada

October 15, 2005, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


The fourth METS Opening Day event will take place at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta on October 15th, 2005. This event is a pre-conference to the Access 2005 conference.

This event will provide an overview of the METS metadata schema, and discuss the basics of implementing digital library systems that use METS. Participants will be given an opportunity to see how to build METS documents from scratch, and learn about how other institutions are implementing METS. There will also be opportunities to discuss the technical details of implementing METS, including the use of creation tools, endorsed extension schema, and making METS documents available to users.

The event is free of charge, but attendees of the METS Opening Day must register. See registration form below (to come).

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To register for Opening Day fill out the form below and click on the Submit Registration button. Note: Registration will be limited to the first 100 applicants.

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Travel Information

Opening Day will be held at the Telus Centre, on the University of Alberta Campus.

Additional Travel Information

The Library of Congress
Library of Congress Help Desk (July 29, 2005)