Following two years of collaborative efforts with PBCore users and audiovisual archivists worldwide, the PBCore Advisory Committee is excited to announce the release of PBCore 2.1, the latest update to the Public Broadcasting Core Metadata Dictionary project for audiovisual materials. PBCore was initially developed by the public broadcasting community in the United States for producers … Read more
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
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.
Having just published PBCore 2.0, we thought we’d summarize the evolution of the schema. Following is a timeline and summary of previous versions of PBCore. For new developments in 2.0, see Jack Brighton’s “Introducing PBCore 2.0” post.
Here’s the version 1.3 XSD and documentation, which is an interim release to focus primarily on supporting upcoming American Archive projects.
The PBCore v1.1 XML Schema Definition (XSD) is published! For a complete discussion on what this means for the advancement of PBCore and facilitating our Community of Practice, see http://pbcore.org/PBCore/PBCoreXMLSchema.html. Since the initial publication (April 2005) of the Public Broadcasting Metadata Dictionary (PBCore), many stations, organizations and information systems have begun to use its 53 … Read more
We are excited to announce that Version 1.1 of PBCore is released. Since the initial publication (April 2005) of the Public Broadcasting Metadata Dictionary–PBCore v1.0, many stations, organizations and information systems have used its 48 elements to describe the intellectual content, property rights, and instantiations/formats of their media items and intellectual properties. During this last … Read more
The Working Groups for the Public Broadcasting Metadata Dictionary Project and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are enthusiastically pleased to announce the the PBCore set of media descriptors, v1.0 is now published! The dictionary of metadata elements, their descriptions, and usage guidelines are ready for you to review in the PBCore User Guide. With the … Read more