Report of the PBCore Ontology Hackathon

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

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

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; offered step-by-step … Read more

PBCore Presentations from AMIA 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 … Read more

PBCore is Back in Action!

PBCore is back in action! As part of the American Archive initiative, WGBH in collaboration with the Library of Congress has been charged with further developing PBCore (Public Broadcasting Metadata Dictionary). The goals of the project are to: Strategize direction for the PBCore schema Improve the PBCore website Solicit submissions from the public Vote on … Read more

PBCore at “Describing Moving Images” Workshop

Yesterday I presented PBCore at a workshop organized by Northeast Historic Film on “Describing Moving Images.” PBCore was just one part of a day filled with FRBR, DACS and authority control discussions. Students were especially interested to learn about cataloging collections in PBCore and how to relate one PBCore record to another. My slides are … Read more

Upcoming PBCore Presentations!

Learn more about PBCore and 2.0 development at the following conferences: Open Video, October 1-2, New York City An Introduction to PBCore 2.0: Metadata for Public Broadcasters PBCore has served the Public Media community as a metadata schema for describing media since 2005. With a new round of funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, … Read more

PBCore Presents at the American Archives Pilot Project Conference

As PBCore finds itself used in a multitude of settings, databases, media information systems, and organizations, it is appropriate to “Re-Reconnoiter” with the Public Broadcasting Metadata Dictionary, particularly with regard to the American Archive Pilot Project (AAPP). At the September 2009 conference, hosted by Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland, Oregon, PBCore was re-visited, highlighting its … Read more