Please note that the dates, programs, and registration are now set and
open for the METS events planned for May 4 - 8, 2007 at the Goettingen
State and University Library in Germany.  Hosted by the nestor Project
in association with the Digital Library Federation, the METS events are
being organized by the METS Editorial Board.  


Friday, May 4, 2007, the METS Board is planning its spring Board meeting
to which the public is invited.  A draft agenda can be found on the METS


ring_meeting_goettingen_germany> . Suggestions for agenda items can be
added to the page or sent to the METS listserv.  To join the METS
listserv, see  


Monday, May 7, 2007, a METS Opening Day training event is scheduled.
The full program, travel information, and requested registration can be
found on the Nestor Project web site at:

The METS Opening Day event is targeted to persons desiring an
introduction and overview of METS.  


Tuesday, May 8, 2007, a METS Implementors' Meeting (MIM) is scheduled
with full program and registration details found at the above Nestor
site.  The MIM event is aimed at participants who have a basic knowledge
of METS and who are interested in knowing more and/or discussing
technical details related to implementation of METS in their digital
library or institutional repository environment.  General topics for the
MIM include METS Profiles, METSbeans, a METS API for Java, and METS
tools.  More specific questions, topics, introductions to tools, and
profiles are being solicited from participants.

If you've got something to bring to or discuss at the MIM, please sign
up on the METS wiki at:



There are no charges for any of the METS events thanks to the
sponsorships of the Nestor Project and the Digital Library Federation


Questions about any of the events can be directed to the METS listserv
or to the following contacts:

METS Editorial Board meeting:  Nancy Hoebelheinrich,
[log in to unmask] METS Opening Day, Markus Enders
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METS Implementors' Meeting, Brian Tingle [[log in to unmask]]


Hope to see you there!



Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich

Metadata Coordinator

Digital Library Systems and Services

Stanford University Libraries/Academic Info Resources Stanford, CA

94305-8408 [log in to unmask]

voice: 650-725-6843

fax:  650-725-0547