METS summary

  • Current status

    • version 1.0 (zeta) released in February; version 1.0 released July
    • editorial board established
    • LC standards office for maintenance agency
    • RLG underwriting
      • help with documentation and training, seek funding to host editorial board and to continue other efforts


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