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News for 2002

IllumiNet Corpus

Corpus is a search engine written in Java that index content, context and metadata in documents on the network or on the local file system. It is used as a "distributed relational database" for document-oriented solutions with metadata as indexed keys. It also features: Rich result overviews, structured by document context or by clustering XML and RSS result output from built in HTTP server east to integrate with XSL transforms Parser for multiple formats including HTML, XML-formats, PDF, DOC etc.

DC-Education Proposal for new Audience element qualifier is now available for review and public comment

the Usage Board announces the availability for review and public comment of a proposal for a new Audience element qualifier submitted to the Board by the DC-Education Working Group. The text of the proposal can be reached from the "News" link on the DC-Education Working Group page. Under the Usage Board Administrative Processes, proposals for new elements or element qualifiers submitted to the Board are posted on DC-General for a public comment period of one month.

Journal of Digital Information announces A SPECIAL ISSUE on Metadata: Selected papers from the Dublin Core 2001 Conference

This issue evolved in cooperation with the organizers and the program committee of DC-2001, the International conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications held in Tokyo, Japan. The papers are freely available online. More Information...

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Announces Formation of its First Board of Trustees

The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) announces its first Board of Trustees, formed to provide strategic leadership and support to the organization. Trustees are selected for a variety of characteristics, including personal and professional abilities, geographical representation, and professional sector. More Information...