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. Unesp is supported by State funds and along with USP (Universidade de São Paulo) and Unicamp (Universidade Estadual de Campinas) offers free public higher education in São Paulo State. Unesp was founded in 1976 and is the most successful model of a multicampus university in Brazil supporting intense and diversified activities in São Paulothe most developed State in Brazil. Unesp's influence is recognized through the level of regional development where its campuses are locatedone in the State capital and 23 others strategically distributed throughout the State. Unesp has appointed Flávia Bastos, Coordinator of Libraries, General Coordination at the São Paulo State University, as its representative to the DCMI Governing Board. For information on your organization joining DCMI, see the membership page at http://dublincore.org/support/.