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DC-2014: "Metadata Intersections: Bridging the Archipelago of Cultural Memory"

DATES:  8-11 October 20114 
LOCATION: Austin, Texas, USA

It is just under two weeks until the closing of Early Registration for DC-2014, the International Conference on Dublin Core & Metadata Applications.  If you work or study in any sector of the metadata ecosystem, you will not want to miss DC-2014 in Austin, Texas.  In addition to an excellent set of peer reviewed full papers, project reports and posters, there is an an array of pre- and post-Conference tutorials and workshops, Conference Special Sessions and Best Practices Posters & Demonstrations:

Tutorials & Workshops:
  • Fonds & Bonds: Archival Metadata, Tools, and Identity Management (full day workshop at the Harry Ransom Center)
  • Training the Trainers for Linked Data (full day, hands-on workshop)
  • RDF Validation in the Cultural Heritage Community (1/2 day tutorial)
  • Overview: Positioning DCMI & Dublin Core in the Metadata Ecosystem (1/2 day tutorial)
Special Sessions:
  • RDF Application Profiles and Tools for Metadata Validation and Quality Control (sponsored by Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) & DCMI Technical Board)
  •, SchemaBibExtend -- Structured Data on the Web (sponsored by OCLC & Yandex)
  • BIBFRAME -- Expressing and Connecting Bibliographic Data (sponsored by the Library of Congress)
  • DCMI Roundtable (experts on BIBFRAME, Europeana Data Model (EDM), DPLA Metadata Application Profile (MAP),, and more -- sponsored by DCMI/Technical Board)
The program is available at and the papers, project report and poster abstracts are available at

Don't procrastinate, register now! The Conference weekend caps the second week of the Austin City Limits Music Festival ( and hotel rooms will become increasingly scarce as Conference time approaches.