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Agreement signed on DCMI Conference Paper Repository

An agreement was signed in March 2006 concerning the hosting of the DCMI Conference Paper Repository. The repository is managed by Joe Tennis of the University of British Columbia, Canada, and hosted at Simon Fraser University Library in Canada. The collection includes all papers and posters of the DCMI conferences in Florence (2002), Seattle (2003), Shanghai (2004) and Madrid (2005). The Repository is built on open source software (Linux and Apache Tomcat) and displayed through Siderean Software's Seamark faceted navigation. Access is available through the link to Conference Papers in the left-hand navigation bar on the DCMI Home page. Joe Tennis joins DCMI Usage Board 2006-03-01, The DCMI Directorate has appointed Dr. Joseph Tennis, Assistant Professor at The University of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, to the DCMI Usage Board. Call for Tender for the production of documentation 2006-01-16, DCMI has issued a Call for Tender for brief texts and presentations explaining the rationale and business case for Dublin Core metadata to non-experts. New DCMI Mission statement and revised by-laws published 2006-01-16, The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce the publication of the new Mission Statement and revised by-laws for the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative. Read more...

Monday, March 13, 2006