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News for 2001

Survey Results: Dublin Core Use in Libraries

The purpose of the questionnaire was to help achieve some of the DC Libraries Working Group's objectives for 2001, including: (1) to collect and share examples of Dublin Core use in libraries and (2) to stimulate discussion that will feed into the process of drafting an application profile for the use of Dublin Core in libraries.

DCMI Announces Tool Building Workshop

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce a tool building workshop to be hosted by Osnabrueck University in Osnabrueck, Germany during the second quarter of 2001. This event will be a small workshop of implementors that share an interest in developing and promoting open source tools to support the creation, management, and the use of metadata based on (but not limited to) Dublin Core Metadata. More Information.

New DCMI Working Group

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce the formation of the DCMI Tools Working Group. This working group is intended to support implementors who share an interest in developing and promoting open source tools to support the creation, management and use of metadata based on (but not limited to) Dublin Core Metadata. More Information...

DC-2001: International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce a Preliminary Call for Papers and Participation to the DC-2001 Conference. The 9th event in the DC workshop series, DC-2001 is the first event to be hosted in Asia and is also the first event to provide conference tracks and tutorial tracks in addition to the workshop track.

DCMI hires Project Manager

DCMI has contracted with Makx Dekkers to provide project management services to the Initiative. Mr. Dekkers' background in standards management and history of participation in DCMI make him superbly qualified to help DCMI reach its goals and deliver recommendations and guidelines more effectively.

Full Translations of Element Set and Qualifiers are now available in Russian

Full translations of the Dublin Core Element Set, v 1.1 and the Dublin Core Qualifiers are available now in Russian from the Russian Libraries Association.

Using Dublin Core Usage Guide is now available in French

A translation of the Using Dublin Core Usage Guide working draft, created by Guy Teasdale of the Bibliotheque de l'Universite Laval is now available.

NISO ballot version of Dublin Core

The DCMI Standards working group announces the final draft of the text that NISO will use in preparing the Dublin Core Reconsideration ballot.

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Announces New Proposed Recommendation

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce that An XML Encoding of Simple Dublin Core Metadata has reached Proposed Recommendation status.

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Announces Prerelease of New Web Site

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce the prerelease of the new and expanded web site for the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative is now available.