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NOVEMBER 8 – 10, 2006

The Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St. James Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
(617) 267-5300
Floor Plan

PRECONFERENCE: Tuesday, November 7

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

METS Editorial Board—open to project participants (Guest Suite)

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

PREMIS Tutorial—open to all, registration required [see below] (Havard Divinity School)

This 1.5 day tutorial provides an introduction to PREMIS, core metadata for digital preservation. It covers the PREMIS data model, the Data Dictionary, implementation considerations, and using PREMIS with METS. The tutorial includes hands-on exercises and an opportunity for participants to share their own implementation issues and experiences. You do not need to be from a DLF member institution to register. Register from http://www.regonline.com/106878!

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Workshop on Developing a Services Framework for Libraries—open to all, registration required [see below] (Back Bay Room, The Fairmont Copley Plaza)

This workshop will provide an overview of the work of the DLF Services Framework Group to date and then focus on a hands-on approach to define various library/digital library activities. The workshop attendees will break into three small groups to work through the business logic for three library areas: Digitization, Storage of digital assets, and Discovery of digital assets. The output is expected to be a series of flow charts and a set of decomposed business processes and functions that will be included in the services framework. Register from http://www.regonline.com/108299!

PRECONFERENCE: Wednesday, November 8

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Developers' Forum—open to anyone from a DLF member institution (State Suite B, The Fairmont Copley Plaza)

The Developers' Forum is intended for senior technology developers, technical managers, or those representatives that have influence in decision-making at their institutions.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

PREMIS Tutorial—open to all, registration required [see above] (Havard Divinity School)

The 1.5 day tutorial continues. See above for more information.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

NDIIPP Roundtable—open to anyone from a DLF member institution (Back Bay Room, The Fairmont Copley Plaza)

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

DLF Aquifer Metadata Working Group Meeting—open to project participants (State Suite A, The Fairmont Copley Plaza)

DAY ONE: Wednesday, November 8

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Reception (Boston Public Library)

DAY TWO: Thursday, November 9

9:00a.m. – 10:30a.m.

KEYNOTE: Anurag Acharya, Principal Engineer, Google, and founder of Google Scholar (Location TBA)

DAY THREE: Friday, November 10

POST-CONFERENCE: Friday, November 10

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