Hi Rick,

We are currently using GDM for our Marriage, Women, and the Law
conversion.  We are unsure if we will continue to use it, or port to
something else like MODS or DC.  Stay tuned!


Merrilee Proffitt
Research Libraries Group --
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>From: Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: 04/30/2002 07:30AM
>Subject: Re: [METS] Potential users of gdm schema outside of UC system?
>None at all, except from Morgan Cundiff.  And he just wanted to be sure I
>knew that they did not plan to use it, but were leaning towards MODS.
>I started taking a closer look at MODS yesterday, and how the gdm would map
>to MODS.  While MODS is fairly rich, it still looks to me like there's a
>lot that won't map.  Although, I also have to say that in the projects I've
>been involved in I've never seen more than a handful of the fields provided
>for by moa2/gdm used.  Chinese Stone Rubbings make the fullest use I've
>seen.  But I'll put together some more detailed comparisons over the next
>day or two.
>02:35 PM 4/29/02 -0700, you wrote:
> >Did you get any responses to this?   ...B
> >
> >At 10:37 AM 4/11/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> >>We are trying to determine what procedures we need to put in place for
> >>maintaining the gdm schema for descriptive metadata; and who we might need
> >>to notify as updates are made.
> >>
> >>The gdm schema reflects the descriptive metadata needs that have emerged in
> >>our digitizing projects here in the U.C. Library System.  We plan to use
> >>this schema to govern the contents of dmdSec/mdWrap/xmlData  elements
> >>within our METS objects.  For more information about the gdm, see:
> >>
> >>
> >>If anyone outside the U.C. System is using, or is thinking about using the
> >>gdm schema, please respond to me personally.
> >>
> >>Thanks,
> >>Rick Beaubien
> >>
> >>-----------------------------------------------------
> >>Rick Beaubien
> >>
> >>Lead Software Engineer: Research and Development
> >>Library Systems Office
> >>Rm 386 Doe Library
> >>University of California
> >>Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
> >>510-643-9776
> >
> >Bernie Hurley
> >Director of Library Technologies
> >
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>Rick Beaubien
>Lead Software Engineer, Research and Development
>Library Systems Office
>University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000