PREMIS Tutorial, Digital Library Federation Fall Forum Pre-conference Event


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 - 12:00)


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