There's still room in this in-depth workshop, if you're interested!


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Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich

Information Analyst & Principal

Knowledge Motifs LLC

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METS Workshop: The Basics and Beyond

Organized by ARL, June 28-July 2, 2010, in Washington DC

Washington DC-The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Statistics and
Measurement Program is offering a second, five-day workshop entitled METS:
The Basics and Beyond to be held in partnership with Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich
and Rick Beaubien of the METS Editorial Board. This workshop is aimed at
people who work in digital and physical libraries and would like to gain
knowledge and skills for organizing the many and disparate components of
individual digital resources.

Course Description

Although continuous, this hands-on workshop consists of three modules, any
of which may be taken independently:

*	The first module (Monday) offers a thorough introduction to METS
including an overview of all of its high level features.
*	The second module (Tuesday and Wednesday) delves deeply into the
heart of METS: the flexible mechanisms it provides for encoding, organizing
and representing digital content of various kinds and for different
*	The third and final module (Thursday and Friday) explores strategies
for implementing METS in a production environment, and reviews existing
tools that can facilitate implementation.

For further details, including expanded module descriptions, instructor
bios, and information on lodging, please go to:


Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich-Metadata Specialist/Digital Library Consultant
Rick Beaubien-Software Engineer/Digital Library Consultant

Event Details

Date: Monday, June 28, through Friday, July 2, 2010 
Time: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. each day 
Location: Washington DC 
Fee: Please see 


For more information, contact:
David Green
Association of Research Libraries
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