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
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
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
I presented PBCore 2.0 as part of a panel on collaboration at the IMA 22011 conference in Austin, Texas. The panel was mostly focused on case studies of collaboration — including examples between radio & print, amongst television & the arts community, and between media makers. PBCore is more of an enabling technology than an … Read more
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
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
Attached is an Excel sheet aggregating the change requests gathered for PBCore 2.0 development. The three sheets represent three different modes of gathering requests (online, in conversation, etc.)
Here’s the version 1.3 XSD and documentation, which is an interim release to focus primarily on supporting upcoming American Archive projects.
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!
As previously posted, CPB has hired WGBH, Digital Dawn and AVPS to further the development of PBCore. As an interim step towards PBCore 2.0, and to accomodate PBCore’s use in CPB’s American Archive Project, we are working on version 1.3, due out at the end of July.