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News for 2000

DC-assist

DC-assist is a small, flexible help utility for metadata applicatons and is intended to complement the help pages embedded within existing software.

Updated Recommendation: DCMI Box Encoding Scheme

Document reflects minor editorial changes.

Updated Recommendation: DCMI Dublin Core Structured Values

Document reflects minor editorial changes.

Updated Recommendation: DCMI Period Encoding Scheme

Document reflects minor editorial changes.

Updated Recommendation: DCMI Point Encoding Scheme

Document reflects minor editorial changes.

DC-dot

DC-dot is now conformant with the recently recommended Dublin Core Qualifiers. This service will retrieve a Web page and automatically generate Dublin Core metadata suitable for embedding in the page. The generated metadata can be edited or converted to various other formats.

New Working Draft: Using Dublin Core

This document is intended as an entry point for users of Dublin Core. For non-specialists, it will assist in creating simple descriptive records for information resources. Specialists may find the document a useful point of reference to the documentation of Dublin Core as it changes and grows.

New Working Draft: Using Dublin Core in XML

This document explains how to encode the DCES in XML, provides a DTD to validate the documents and describes a method to link them from web pages.

The Victorian Education Channel

The Victorian Education Channel (Australia) has been develooped to integrate access to educational information and services available on the web.

NISO Draft Standard, Z39.85-200X, the Dublin Core Metadata Element Set now available for comment and balloting

A new draft of the Dublin Core Metadata Element set is now available for comment by the general public as well as for ballot by NISO voting members.