LITA Standards Interest Group program

At the Annual 2007 American Library Association conference in
Washington in June, the LITA Standards Interest Group sponsored a program
entitled “Using Metadata Standards in Digital Libraries: implementing METS,
MODS, PREMIS and MIX”. This session explored how libraries are using
emerging standards to manage and provide navigation for digital library
objects and featured the following:

* Rebecca Guenther, Library of Congress: Using Metadata
Standards in Digital Libraries: Introduction to METS, MODS, PREMIS and MIX
* Morgan Cundiff, Library of Congress: Using and to Create XML Standards-based Digital Library Applications
* Nathan Trail, Library of Congress: How to Build, Display and Find METS Objects
* Brian Tingle, California Digital Library: Use of METS in CDL Digital Special Collections
* Sarah Shreeves, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign: Creating Rich Shareable Metadata: the DLF Aquifer MODS implementation guidelines
* Tom Habing, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign: METS, MODS and PREMIS, Oh My!: Integrating Digital Library Standards for Interoperability and Preservation
* Tod Olson, University of Chicago: MODS as Data Hub

The Library of Congress has made the presentations available at:
http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/presentations/litaprogram-an2007.html