As some of you might be interested in METS as well, I would like to forward this message from the METS list.
Please note that the dates, programs, and registration are now set and open
for the METS events planned for May 4 - 8, 2007 at the Goettingen State and
University Library in Germany. Hosted by the Nestor Project in association
with the Digital Library Federation, the METS events are being organized by
the METS Editorial Board.
Friday, May 4, 2007, the METS Board is planning its spring Board meeting to
which the public is invited. A draft agenda can be found on the METS wiki
meeting_goettingen_germany. Suggestions for agenda items can be added to the
page or sent to the METS listserv. To join the METS listserv, see
Monday, May 7, 2007, a METS Opening Day training event is scheduled. The
full program, travel information, and requested registration can be found on
the Nestor Project web site at:
The METS Opening Day event is targeted to persons desiring an introduction
and overview of METS.
Tueday, May 8, 2007, a METS Implementors' Meeting (MIM) is scheduled with
full program and registration details found at the above Nestor site. The
MIM event is aimed at participants who have a basic knowledge of METS and
who are interested in knowing more and/or discussing technical details
related to implementation of METS in their digital library or institutional
repository environment. General topics for the MIM include METS Profiles,
METSbeans, a METS API for Java, and METS tools. More specific questions,
topics, introductions to tools, and profiles are being solicited from
participants. If you've got something to bring to or discuss at the MIM,
please sign up on the METS wiki at:
There are no charges for any of the METS events thanks to the sponsorships
of the Nestor Project and the Digital Library Federation members.
Questions about any of the events can be directed to the METS listserv or to
the following contacts:
METS Editorial Board meeting: Nancy Hoebelheinrich, [log in to unmask]
METS Opening Day, Markus Enders [[log in to unmask]]
METS Implementors' Meeting, Brian Tingle [[log in to unmask]]
Hope to see you there!
Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich
Digital Library Systems and Services
Stanford University Libraries/Academic Info Resources
94305-8408 [log in to unmask]