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News from 2001

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce that newly modified versions of the Draft Recommendations for RDF/XML expression of the Dublin Core™ are now available for a second round of Public Comment until January 7, 2002.

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce that HTML and PowerPoint versions of presentations given at the Conference in Tokyo are now available on the DCMI web site.

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce that the document "Namespace Policy for the Dublin Core™ Metadata Initiative (DCMI)" is now a DCMI Recommendation.

Makx Dekkers, DCMI Managing Director, has published the next status report of the Dublin Core™ Metadata Initiative, looking at all activities that have taken place since the DC-8 Workshop in Ottawa, October 2000, until the DC-9 Workshop and DC-2001 Conference in Tokyo in October 2001.

This document is a revision of the earlier application profile that clarifies the use of the Dublin Core™ Metadata Element Set in libraries and library-related applications and projects.

The October 2001 issue of the DCMI Update is now available. The newsletter highlights news items, project and tool announcements that have occured since the last issue.

Further to the announcement of 18 September, there are now two more documents available for public comment,. " Expressing Simple Dublin Core™ in RDF/XML" and

This meeting was an official DCMI-Libraries WG event that was held in conjunction with the International Federation of Library Associations conference.

A working draft for a DCMI-Government Application Profile is now available. This working draft was prepared by the Managing Information for e-Government (MIReG) group in conjunction with the DCMI-Government working group.

The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce that the document "Namespace Policy for the Dublin Core™ Metadata Initiative (DCMI)" is now available for public comment until October 19, 2001.