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

Final PBCore 2.0 Change Requests

Here is the final PBCore 2.0 changes document, which builds on the iterative work to define the PBCore requirements that’s been shared in previous postings here. With the PBCore 1.3 requirements addressing American Archive’s needs, version 2.0 addresses additional requirements for American Archive and includes changes culled from the recent public change request process. Final … Read more

Change Requests so far… Submit yours!

We are still gathering change requests for PBCore 2.0, to be published in November, 2010. Any requests submitted by July 25, 2010 will be considered for PBCore 2.0. Requests submitted after July 25th will be recorded for the next version of PBCore. Change requests collected thus far are attached to this post as an Excel file. We will be adding more requests as we receive them. Please submit yours, comment on other requests, and add your voice to the PBCore 2.0 process!