Version 1.1 of the METS Schema has been available for comment at the METS
web site (http://www.loc.gov/standards/mets/) since early this summer. During
this period, the METS board has received no negative response to the
Accordingly, Version 1.1 of the METS schema is hereby declared the official
Version 1.1 is backward-compatible with Version 1.0, so all existing METS
should validate against the new official schema. The METS website has been
to reflect that Version 1.1 is the official version.
In other news, there will be a meeting of the METS editorial board on
following the DLF Forum in Seattle, WA. There will be a public period
board meeting for implementors and other interested parties to meet with
Stay tuned to this channel for further details.
Digital Library Development Team Leader
Elmer Bobst Library, New York University
70 Washington Square South, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10012
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