Highlights of the DCMI Usage Board meeting, 27-28 September 2003 in Seatlle

The DCMI Usage Board held its sixth bi-annual meeting on 27-28 September in Seattle. Topics discussed included the finalization of a decision to add "Moving Image" and "Still Image" to the DCMI Type Vocabulary; user-oriented guidance such as "Using Dublin Core™", "Guidelines for Dublin Core™ Application Profiles", and the "AskDCMI" service; the registration and identification of encoding schemes; the use of MARC Relator terms as refinements of dc:contributor; and a draft Abstract Model under discussion on the DC-Architecture list. Related drafts and decision texts will be made available on the Usage Board Web pages.