Dear Brian,

All responses aside (most very much on point, each in its own way), I 
made local copies for a metadata class I am teaching, for which I have a 
few exercises that require students to create valid XML records/documents.



Both of those include the LC-specific xml.xsd and xlink.xsd files.

As someone else stated, will be your friend in this instance.*/

Let me know if you'd like me to add a few others (providing we can get 
them from  It's easy enough for me to do.  I already have 
AUDIOMD there, MIX, MODS, METS, and VRA Core 4.


On 10/02/2013 10:59 PM, Brian Tingle wrote:
> All my METS are dead in the water with the government shutdown.  Anyone have any suggestions for validating METS with MODS till they turn the federal government back on?  The instance documents all link to for the METS and MODS.  Going forward, what is a reliable entity for hosting the schema?
> Sent from my iPhone