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News for 2003

DC-Accessibility meets in Washington D.C.

On 22-23 January 2003, a meeting in Washington DC, hosted by NIST, brought together a group of people working in DC-Accessibility and people active in INCITS V2, to discuss the development of an international roadmap of who is doing what work in the field of accessibility. See: http://www.dc-anz.org/access-roadmap/. Those interested are invited to contact the chair of the DC-Accessibility group, Liddy Nevile liddy.nevile@motile.net, to receive more information about how to participate in this work.

Proposed Recommendation 'Guidelines for implementing Dublin Core in XML' available for Public Comment

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce the Public Comment period for the document "Guidelines for implementing Dublin Core in XML". Public Comment is open until March 31, 2003. Comments should be sent to DC-General.

The DCMI Usage Board welcomes its ninth member, Andrew Wilson of the National Archives of Australia

The DCMI Usage Board welcomes its ninth member, Andrew Wilson of the National Archives of Australia. Andrew works on the Australian Government Locator Service (AGLS) and has been involved with the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative since 1998, having played a major role in the work of the DC-Government working group. The Usage Board makes a critical contribution to the DCMI process, reviewing and evaluating proposals for additions or changes in DCMI metadata terms, and helping to assure the coherence of these terms within the DCMI architecture.