PREMIS Tutorial, Digital Library Federation Fall Forum Pre-conference


What: 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.


When: Tuesday November 7 (9:00 - 5:00) and Wednesday November 8 (9:00 -


Where: Harvard Divinity School, Center for the Study of World Religions,

42 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, Mass.  This is just a short subway ride
from the DLF Fall Forum in Boston.


Where to stay:  DLF participants may want to extend their stay at the
Fairmont Copley Plaza.  For hotels in Cambridge, see


Who should attend:  Librarians, archivists, IT staff and others working
on digital preservation in the cultural heritage sector.  Participants
are expected to have some involvement in digital preservation and some
familiarity with XML and METS.


Registration:  To register, go to