Muy importante noticia.
Al igual que ocurrió con ALTO no hace mucho,  el Network Development and MARC Standards Office  (es decir Sally, oh Sally) se va a a ocupar del VRA.
La cosa, en sí misma importante, lo es en grado sumo  para DIGIBÍS porque, como recordareis, VRA es una de las cinco patas del EDM

De: Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard [mailto:[log in to unmask]] En nombre de Guenther, Rebecca
Enviado el: miércoles, 10 de noviembre de 2010 21:34
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Asunto: [METS] VRA Core schemas now hosted by Library of Congress

The VRA Core is a data standard for the description of works of visual culture as well as the images that document them. The standard is now being hosted by the Network Development and MARC Standards Office of the Library of Congress (LC) in partnership with the Visual Resources Association .    VRA Core’s schemas and documentation are now accessible at while user support materials, such as VRA Core examples, FAQs and presentations, will continue to be accessible at

In addition, a new listserv has been created called The Core List ([log in to unmask]).  The Core List is an unmoderated computer forum that allows users of the VRA Core community to engage in a mutually supportive environment where questions, ideas, and tools can be shared.  The Core List is operated by the Library of Congress Network Development and MARC Standards Office. Users may subscribe to this list by filling out the subscription form at the VRACORE Listserv site.

Questions about the VRA Core’s schemas, documentation, and user support materials should be directed to vracore@vraweb.orgQuestions about the LC-hosted Core Forum should be directed to [log in to unmask].


Rebecca S. Guenther

Senior Networking & Standards Specialist

Network Development & MARC Standards Office

Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave SE

Washington, DC 20540

voice: +1.202.707.5092

fax: +1.202.707.0115

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