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Documentation contracts awarded

Monday, March 13, 2006

In order to improve the availability of basic user documentation, the DCMI Directorate has awarded contracts to Andy Powell (Eduserv Foundation, UK) and Pete Johnston (UKOLN, University of Bath, UK) for a revision of the existing guidelines for implementing Dublin Core in XML; to Mikael Nilsson (Knowmania HB, Sweden) for a revision of the guidelines for expressing Dublin Core in RDF; and to the information consultant Barbara Gorson for a packet of basic introductory materials on Dublin Core. Revised versions of the encoding guidelines for XML and RDF are expected to be posted for public comment in the next months.