|Metadata and Repositories|
|Meetings | Membership|
The following report is from the 28th June 2006 Metadata and Digital Repositories SIG Meeting, held at the University of Bath and hosted by UKOLN. Report by Neil Fegen. Most presentations are also available in mp3 format, which we hope you find a useful supplement to the PowerPoint slides (even though they might be hard to follow at times).
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Phil Barker gave a brief introduction to the day and to the aims and activities of CETIS.
For more details, download Phil's presentation:
Dave White presented about the SPIRE Project, talking about use of the LionShare system, and the benefits and drawbacks of P2P.
For more details, download Dave's presentation:
Lara Whitelaw presented on the PROWE Project, talking about using new networking tools and shared repositories to support part-time distance tutors’ professional development.
For more details, download Lara's presentation:
Maureen Pennock talked about the DCC, highlighting the aim to solve extensive problems of digital preservation and curation, and talking about information services and advisory services provided by the DCC.
For more details, download Maureen's presentation:
Pete Johnston (of Eduserv) talked about work being undertaken under the auspices of Dublin Core and IEEE LTSC to map the LOM to the DC abstract model, which should allow LOM data elements to be used in application profiles that follow the DC Abstract Model and Dublin Core bindings (e.g. RDF) to be used for LOM instances.
For more details, download Pete's presentation:
Due to illness, Sarah was unable to attend the meeting, but her slides are available here. Sarah was due to present on CD-LOR, giving an overview of the project and discussing some early findings with the project.
For more details, download Sarah's presentation:
Eddie Clarke presented on the DICE Project, talking about the evaluation of the d+ search tool, along with project conclusions.
For more details, download Eddie's presentation:
Defining a specification for a high stakes assessment item bank: how do UK Interoperability and Metadata Standards impact on item banking? Jenni Squire and Dave Baines talked about the UKCDR Project, where they are trying to define a specification for an item banking tool to enable the storage, exchange and analysis of high stakes assessment items.
For more details, download Dave and Jenni's presentation:
The following people registered for the meeting.
|Julie Allinson||Digital Repositories Support Officer||UKOLN|
|Dave Baines||UKCDR Database Officer||University of Manchester|
|Kenny Baird||Metadata and Technical Support||JORUM|
|Phil Barker||CETIS Metadata and Digital Repository SIG Coordinator||Heriot-Watt University|
|Robert Bley||Sales Account Manager||Ex Libris|
|Eddie Clarke||DICE Project||University of Staffordshire|
|Neil Fegen||Research Associate||Heriot-Watt University|
|Neil Jacobs||JISC Executive||JISC|
|Pete Johnston||Technical Researcher||Eduserv|
|Catherine Jones||Library Systems Development Manager||CCLRC|
|Shirley Keane||Web Editor||UKOLN|
|Mahendra Mahey||Digital Repositories Support Officer||UKOLN|
|Andrea Owen||UKCDR Project Manager||University of Manchester|
|Claire Parry||LSHTM Digital Asset Project Officer||University of London|
|Maureen Pennock||Research Officer||UKOLN|
|Andy Powell||Head of Development||Eduserv|
|Bridget Robinson||Research Officer||UKOLN|
|Jenni Squire||UKCDR Project Officer||University of Manchester|
|Amber Thomas||Programme Manager||JISC|
|Dave White||SPIRE Project Manager||University of Oxford|
|Lara Whitelaw||Metadata Development Manager||The Open University|
Many thanks to all who attended, especially to those who gave presentations, and to those at UKOLN who helped with the organisation. End of page - back to top