DC-Tools WG Meeting during DC-2006 in Manzanillo (Colima, Mexico)

DC-Tools WG Meeting during DC-2006

The DCMI Tools Working Group will meet during DC-2006 International Conference.

Date & time: Thursday, October 5, 2006, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico


  1. Welcome

  2. Summary of meetings from past year, including the JCDL Metadata Tools for Digital Resource Repositories Workshop (see for a summary report: DOI://10.1045/july2006-greenberg)

  3. Brief tool presentations:
    1. A Tiny Retrieval Protocol: THUMP and Kernel Metadata (John Kunze, Preservation Technologist for the California Digital)

    2. Roles for Semantic Technologies and Tools (Gershom Rogers, Sr. Business Analyst, Instructional Information Systems, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Doctoral Student, SILS Metadata Research Center)

    3. Tools Used in Ontology Design (Sam Oh, Professor, Sungkyunkwan University)

    4. Metadata and Ontology Tools at FAO (Margherita Sini, Information Management Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations)

  4. Tools application profile, descriptive vocabulary, and taxonomy Jane Greenberg and Thomas Severiens (DC Tools WG Co-Chairs) with assistance of Tessa Sullivan, SILS Metadata Research Center Fellow. [Draft of Metadata Schema Application Profile], [Draft Metadata Glossary]

  5. Open discussion and plans for 2006/2007

Jane Greenberg (janeg AT ils.unc.edu), and Thomas Severiens (severiens AT mathematik.uni-osnabrueck.de)    -   last update October 30, 2006