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    DC-2005 Tutorial slides available

    The slides of the Tutorials that were given at DC-2005 are now available in the Training section of the DCMI Web site.Thursday, December 08, 2005

    DC-2006 Program Chairs and Coordinators appointed

    In preparation for DC-2006, to be held 3-6 October 2006 in Manzanillo (Colima) in Mexico, Javier Solorio Lagunas of the University of Colima and Thomas Baker of DCMI have been appointed Program Chairs, while Lourdes Feria Basurto of the University of Colima and Makx Dekkers of DCMI have taken on responsibility as coordinators of the event. The Call for Papers is scheduled for publication in January 2006.Thursday, December 08, 2005

    New co-chair appointed for DCMI Global Corporate Circle

    Jayakumaran of Web Publishing House in Singapore has been appointed co-chair of the DCMI Global Corporate Circle and member of the DCMI Advisory Board.Thursday, December 08, 2005

    Presentation on joint work between DCMI and IEEE/LOM

    In the context of the joint work item between DCMI and IEEE/LOM to develop a recommended representation of the metadata elements of the IEEE Learning Object Metadata Standard in the Dublin Core Abstract Model, Mikael Nilsson made a presentation to the IEEE/LOM meeting in Orlando in October 2005 outlining the approach and the current status.Thursday, December 08, 2005

    Public Comment on changes to the DCMI Type Vocabulary

    The DCMI Usage Board has proposed some minor editorial changes to terms in the DCMI Type Vocabulary. The changes will be available for Public Comment until 31 January 2006.Thursday, December 08, 2005

    Role properties for Dublin-Core-based metadata

    The DCMI Usage Board, together with the Network Development and MARC Standards Office of the Library of Congress, is pleased to announce the availability of a sub-set of MARC Relator terms as role properties which refine the "agent" elements of Dublin Core (Creator, Contributor, and Publisher). The use of MARC Relator terms will allow designers of Dublin-Core-based metadata applications to distinguish between different types of Contributor, such as Illustrator or Translator (see guidelines).Thursday, December 08, 2005

    Multimedia presentation for the DC-2006 in Mexico

    The organizing committee of DC-2006, to be held 3-6 October 2006 in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, has made available a multimedia presentation with information about the University of Colima and the venue for the conference next year.Monday, November 07, 2005