Thursday, August 25, 2005

Upcoming METS Opening Day

METS Opening Day October 15, 2005 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This event will provide an overview of the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) schema, and discuss the basics of implementing digital library systems which 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. Registration is limited to 100 people. Registration and travel information will be available shortly. A preliminary program is available at: