Geoff and other METS enthusiasts,
You might try the METS listserv (for information on subscribing, see
http://www.loc.gov/standards/mets/ ). I'd like to gently suggest that this
thread move itself over there. There has been discussion in the METS
initiative about establishing a suite of METS tools. Stay tuned!
At 01:39 PM 5/15/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>Speaking of database models, would anyone be willing to share METS rdms
>implementations or strategies.
>My organization has an in-house CMS of sorts, but I've been looking at
>making us METS interoperable. One possibility is to replace our highly
>customized MSSQL2000 system with a native METS database. I've been tinkering
>a little with an MSSQL db I built from the LoC's DAVRS prototype metadata
>capture database spec (there is a diagram and a excel spreadsheet describing
>the rev10 schema at: http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/mopic/avprot/avlcdocs.html#md).
>For the most part, it is faithful to the spec, though I did replace some of
>the enumerated types with lookup tables.
>Before I got too much deeper (or waste more time) I thought I'd check in
>with the experts...
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