News from 2014
DCMI is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Walk to DCMI's Governing Board for a three year term. In 2013, Paul joined EDINA, University of Edinburgh, as Head of Technology Strategy and Planning, an exciting role which has placed him back into a service development and delivery environment -- albeit one operating at a national as well as an institutional scale.
DCMI, the Texas Digital Library and the Harry Ransom Center are pleased to announce this DC-2014 special pre-conference event that will bring together experts and practitioners to explore archival description in the cultural heritage descriptive landscape and the emergence of authority files/identity description as an opportunity for cultural heritage cross-community collaboration.
DCMI and the Texas Digital Library invite you to register for this day-long, hands-on "Training the Trainers of Linked Data" post-conference workshop to be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
Online registration for DC-2014 is now open at http://purl.org/dcevents/dc-2014/register. The conference and DCMI Annual Meeting is scheduled for 8-11 October in Austin, Texas.
"Fonds Bonds: Archival Metadata, Tools and Identity Management" is a full-day pre-conference workshop at DC-2014 on archival metadata, tools, and standards.
Two DCMI Regional Meetings are happening very soon. On June 20th, the Shanghai Library hosts a seminar titled "Digital Humanities and Semantic Technologies".
At DC-2014, DCMI will convene a group of graduate students, particularly master's in professional programs, and early career professionals as part of DCMI's efforts to support the next generation of metadata specialists in developing their knowledge, skills, and mastery of best practices.
The new DCMI Technical Board has created a one year Task Group to address development of definitions and best practices for RDF application profiles and to closely liaise with other organizations engaged in addressing similar issues including W3C.
The Governing Board of DCMI is pleased to announce the appointment of Valentine Charles and Stuart Sutton as co-chairs of the new Community Specifications Committee (CSC).
DCMI and ASIST will present a joint webinar titled "How to pick the low hanging fruits of Linked Data" on Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 10:00am EDT (World Clock: 14:00 UTC http://bit.