The first meeting of 2008 for the Metadata and Digital Repositories SIG
will be held on Tuesday, 12th February at Birkbeck, University of
London. The meeting will focus on updates from projects in the JISC
Repositories and preservation programme and will run from 10.30 (with
registration from 10.00) to 16.00. As ever, attendance is free and lunch
is provided. For full information on the meeting, including
registration, please visit the meeting wiki page at
There is still space in the programme for a presentation in the
afternoon - if anybody would like to present, please reply to Neil Fegen
([log in to unmask]).
The meeting will include presentations from the following projects.
The SOURCE project
is looking at enabling bulk migration and deposit of learning objects in
significant UK HE platforms, and is led by Birkbeck College.
will develop a highly-usable desktop tool that aims to support a
synthesis of user-created and curated content within a simple workflow.
The project is being led by the University of Bolton.
Enhanced Tagging for Discovery
The Enhanced Tagging for Discovery project
looks at investigating the combination and comparison of controlled and
folksonomy approaches to semantic interoperability supporting resource
discovery in repositories and digital collections. EnTag is led by UKOLN.
CETIS Metadata and Digital Repository SIG Research Associate
Institute for Computer Based Learning
Edinburgh EH14 4AS
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