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News from 2017

I am delighted to report that the Corporación Ecuatoriana para el Desarrollo de Investigación y la Academia (CEDIA) has agreed to join DCMI as a regional member.

update: Branka Kosovac will join Joseph Busch in presenting this webinar

DCMI is pleased to announce a new webinar: Save the Children Resource Libraries: Aligning Internal Technical Resource Libraries with a Public Distribution Website.


2017 has been a year of transition, with Stuart Sutton stepping down after six years at the helm of DCMI as its Managing Director. He has been succeeded by Paul Walk.

DCMI would like to extend its gratitude to Stuart for his tremendous service, during a challenging period. Stuart is known for his warmth and generosity, which combined have made so many people feel welcomed into the DCMI community.


In 2016, the Oxford Dictionaries declared that their Word Of The Year was to be "post-truth", which they defined as:

Save now! Registration fees for DC-2017 go up on 16 September. You don’t want to miss out on the savings with early registration.

The DCMI website (this website) has been migrated to a new platform, as the first stage of a comprehensive overhaul.

DCMI is pleased to announce the publication of the Preliminary Program for DC-2017 at http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/index/pages/view/schedule17. The program includes an array of Papers, Project Reports, Presentations and Posters.

Registration for DC-2017 is now open at http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/index/pages/view/reg17. The International Conference takes place on Thursday through Saturday, 26-28 October and the DCMI Annual Meeting occurs on Sunday, 29 October.

This webinar, presented by Dave Clarke, co-founder and CEO of the Synaptica® group of companies, will demonstrate how to design and build rich end-user search and discovery applications using Linked Data.

A metadata application profile (MAP) is a construct that provides a semantic model for enhancing interoperability when publishing data to the Web of Data.