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News-Opps framework - all versions

Framework purpose

The purpose of the news and opportunities metadata framework is to describe events or time-sensitive resources that have specific start and end dates and are of an interest to the DLESE community as a whole (e.g. grants, workshops, scholarships, conferences, etc.).

Current version

Version 1.0.00 is the current version and is the version collection builders should use in order to contribute a news an opportunities collection to DLESE.

Required metadata

Because each version of this framework has different required metadata, please refer to the specific framework version of interest for appropriate information.

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Tool support to create required metadata

Because each version of this framework has different tool support for creating required metadata, please refer to the specific version of interest for appropriate information.

Framework features and constraints

Because each version of this framework has different framework features, please refer to the specific version of interest for appropriate information.

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XML and HTML

Because each version of this framework has different framework features, please refer to the specific version of interest for appropriate information.

Vocabularies

Because each version of this framework has different controlled vocabularies, please refer to the specific version of interest for appropriate information.

Milestones

  • January 2005 - version 1.0.00 release - final
  • June 2004 - version 1.0.00 release - beta - tyring to finalize vocabularies and remaining structure updates
  • Mar 2004 - version 0.1.01 - major upgrade of the May 2002 framework; now enforces controlled vocabularies and required metadata
  • May 2002 - version May 2002 - release of a news and opportunities schema in order to be OAI compliant

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Last updated: 02-02-05
Maintained by: Katy Ginger (support@dlese.org), DLESE Metadata