Call for panelists at "Describing Digital Images of Medieval Manuscripts using Dublin Core: Projects and Proposals" (panel)
at 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies
May 10 -13, 2012
Due September 15, 2011
Participants for this session sponsored by the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library (HMML) and Special Collections and Rare Books, Western Michigan University will discuss the use of Dublin Core as a descriptive tool for medieval manuscripts. Individuals and repositories currently using Dublin Core as a part of their descriptions for searching and identifying materials online are invited to participate and WMU's efforts to develop a formal application profile to create simple DC descriptions for discovery of manuscripts and for teaching will be discussed.
Abstracts and participant forms ( http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/submissions/index.html#PIF ) should be sent to
Western Michigan Univ.
Rare Books and Special Collections
Waldo Library 3017
1903 W. Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5353
The full program is available at http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/Assets/pdf/congress/CallForPapers2012.pdf
Metadata & Cataloging Librarian
Western Michigan University