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PBCore 2.1 Schema pre-release: Comments wanted!

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, […]

Webinar Recap: A Brief History of PBCore

This is the first post in a series about the PBCore webinar that the Education Team presented in October 2014. A recording of the webinar can be found here, and we’ll be recapping the event over the next few weeks.  The webinar began with a brief history of PBCore, which is outlined here. PBCore began […]

PBCore Controlled Vocabulary Recommendations

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 […]

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 […]

PBCore Handout & New PBCore XML Examples

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

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!

Register for the PBCore webinar!

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

Mark your calendars for PBCore events at AMIA 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 […]