The PBCore Schema and Documentation teams have completed their revision of the 2.1 schema and definitions, and have now opened a formal call for comments period before launch. You can see the final draft of the XSD with updated documentation in our brand-new PBCore 2.1 GitHub repository: https://github.com/WGBH/PBCore_2.1; We really want feedback before the official release, … Read more
The following post was re-blogged from the American Archive of Public Broadcastingand was written by Karen Cariani, Director of the WGBH Media Library and Archives and Project Director for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. This past weekend a group of dedicated PBCore enthusiasts met prior to the Code4Lib conference in a suburban Portland, Oregon … Read more
The PBCore Controlled Vocabularies Team has been working hard to review the existing state of the PBCore maintained and recommended vocabularies. We have made recommendations for which Asset level elements and attributes we think PBCore should maintain a unique vocabulary for, and which we should recommend the use of specific pre-existing vocabularies for. Our recommendations … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
The PBCore Schema Team is hot on the heels of the next version/update of the PBCore 2.x schema. They’re taking comments and feature requests until September 30, 2014 for the next schema release planned for March 2015. All parties interested in contributing to the ongoing development and improvement of PBCore should please submit their issues … Read more
As the PBCore committee analyzes data coming from our survey (thank you, community!) we wanted to take a moment to let you know how we’ll be tracking community feedback going forward – we welcome and encourage your continued input! In a short few steps, you can sign up for a Github.com account and submit “issues” … Read more
Check out the new Google group, PBCore Talk !
**The PBCore listserv will be discontinued on July 31, 2011 in order to migrate to a free and open platform.**
PBCore Talk web address: http://groups.google.com/group/pbcore-talk
PBCore Talk email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
PBCore is a metadata standard designed to describe media, both digital and analog. More importantly, it was designed for the Internet and for the kinds of software applications we now use to manage, access, and share media.
I was worried that a session on ‘metadata’ at the Open Video Conference would not attract many participants, especially toward the end of a long day. But we had a full house at our PBCore session – a room crowded with more than 40 people who were there explicitly to hear about metadata, PBCore in … Read more