Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks

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This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.

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Phillips, Mark Edward October 16, 2007.

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This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.

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Abstract: This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. METS employs a METS header, a descriptive metadata section, an administrative metadata section, a file section, and a structural map. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.

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  • Tech Talks Series, 2007, Denton, Texas, United States

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Phillips, Mark Edward. Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks, presentation, October 16, 2007; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28323/: accessed March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .