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News for 2000

8th International Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Workshop: Call for Participation

The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI), in conjunction with the National Library of Canada, the IFLA UDT program and OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. is please to announce the 8th International Dublin Core Metadata Workshop, to be held October 4-6, 2000 at the National Libary of Canada in Ottawa, Canada.

Call for Participation: 8th International Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Workshop

The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI), in conjunction with the National Library of Canada, the IFLA UDT program and OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. is please to announce the 8th International Dublin Core Metadata Workshop, to be held October 4-6, 2000 at the National Library of Canada in Ottawa, Canada.

Dublin Core Element Set now available in French

A translation by Anne-Marie Vercoustre, an RDF definition of the Dublin Core Element Set, v. 1.1 is also included.

Francois Rabelais University

The website for the Francois Rabelais University is indexed with Dublin Core metadata.

Approved Dublin Core Interoperability Qualifiers Announced

The DC-Usage committee has complete balloting of the initial round of proposed Dublin Core Interoperability Qualifiers. These qualifiers are intended to promote interoperability among applications that use element refinements and encoding schemes to increase the semantic precision of metadata.

Dublin Core Element Set Now Available in Maori

As part of a bilingual site for New Zealand educators, users will be able to search either in English or Maori or both.

FAQ has been updated

The following questions have been added to the FAQ: What is "Simple Dublin Core"?; What is "Qualified Dublin Core"?; What is the Warwick Framework?; Can I add a new element to Dublin Core?; and How do I store names in Dublin Core?

Resource Description Framework (RDF) Specification published as a W3C Candidate Recommendation

The Resource Description Framework (RDF) Schema specification has received editorial revisions and is today published as a W3C Candidate Recommendation. This specification describes how to use RDF to describe RDF vocabularies.

Australasian Virtual Engineering Library (AVEL)

AVEL is a gateway to quality Australasian engineering and information technology resources.

CIMI Institute Announces workshop: Helping People Find What They Want: Implementing the Dublin Core in Museums

This two day workshop focuses on information access and management issues in museums and cultural heritage organizations through the use of the CIMI recommendations for the Dublin Core metadata standard.