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PBCore 2.0

Released January 2011! Handout (PDF)

Documentation

hierarchy, classes, containers…

Schema

xsd, namespace…

Elements

xml tags, definitions, vocabularies…

News

 

  • PBCore: A How-to and Why-to Webinar | Recording from 10/23/2014 October 24, 2014

    On October 23, 2014, the AMIA PBCore Advisory Subcommittee’s Education Team offered a webinar titled “PBCore: A How-to and Why-to Webinar.” Geared toward archivists, librarians, and anyone who has audiovisual collections at their institutions, the presenters offered contextual background; explained the benefits and reasons why PBCore is perfectly suited for managing audiovisual collections; offere …

  • PBCore Handout & New PBCore XML Examples October 24, 2014

    The PBCore Advisory Subcommittee’s Communications Team has created a handout for people considering using PBCore at their institutions. Feel free to download the pdf and share it with your colleagues as you begin to consider options for managing metadata about audiovisual materials in your collections. Additionally, Education Team member Morgan Oscar Morel has created several […]

  • PBCore Presentations from AMIA 2014 October 16, 2014

    Members of the PBCore Advisory Subcommittee of the Association of Moving Image Archivists presented a session at the annual conference titled “Pursuing PBCore: The Revitalization of a Schema and Community.” Session Chair Casey Davis began the discussion by generally highlighting the background and progress of the PBCore Advisory Subcommittee and called for the community to […]

  • Register for the PBCore webinar! September 25, 2014

    The AMIA PBCore Advisory Subcommittee is offering a webinar intended for archivists, librarians and other professionals who deal with audiovisual materials and are interested in learning about the PBCore metadata schema and data model. This introductory webinar will help you learn what PBCore might have to offer your organization, as well as the best way to start using […]

  • Mark your calendars for PBCore events at AMIA 2014 September 2, 2014

    Are you headed to Savannah for AMIA this year? Want to get the scoop on current PBCore developments? If so, go ahead and block off your schedule for Friday, October 10 from 11am – 1pm — it’s going to be a PBHardcore couple of hours! First, members of the AMIA PBCore Advisory Subcommittee will lead […]

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