innovation in metadata design, implementation & best practice

News from 2015

Join Ruben Verborgh, researcher in semantic hypermedia at Ghent University, for a DCMI/ASIST joint webinar on the Linked Data Fragments family of technologies.

DCMI is pleased to announce that São Paulo State University (Universidade Estadual PaulistaUnesp) has joined DCMI as an Institutional Member. Unesp is one of the largest and most important Brazilian universities, with distinguished achievements in teaching, research and extension services.

Join independent consultant Richard Wallis, former Technology Evangelist for OCLC and currently working with Google on Schema.org, for this two part, in-depth webinar mini-series look at Schema.

Joseph Tennis became Chair of the DCMI Governing Board and Paul Walk its Chair-Elect during the closing ceremony of DC-2015 in São Paulo, Brazil.

DC-2016 will be collocated with the ASIS&T 2016 Annual Meeting in Copenhagen. The four days of DC-2016 will be comprised of: (1) pre- and post-conference full- and half-day Workshops and Tutorials; (2) a peer reviewed Technical Program of Papers, Project Reports and Posters; (3) a Professional Program of Special Sessions and Panels and Best Practice Posters and Demonstrations addressing innovation in metadata design, implementation, management, and use; and (4) the DCMI Annual Meeting.

The DCMI RDF-AP aims at defining best practices for documenting application profiles, requests for handling RDF application profiles, and for RDF constraints specification and validation.

The DCMI Governing Board announces its GB2015-2 decision to revise the DCMI Bylaws. The major focus of the revisions is on the refactoring of roles of the Advisory Board and Directorate with regard to DCMI conferences, meetings, educational programming and Initiative outreach.

DCMI is please to announce that the National Diet Library of Japan has translated "Guidelines for Dublin Core™ Application Profiles", a DCMI Recommended Resource.

São Paulo State University (UNESP) and the Conference Committee of DC-2015 in São Paulo, Brazil on 1-4 September have published the final program of the DCMI International Conference at http://dcevents.

Conference host UNESP and DCMI are pleased to announce that Ex Libris and Elsevier are now among the sponsors of DC-2015 in São Paulo, Brazil, 1-4 September 2015.