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Invitational Web Services Seminar

Focusing on the Metadata Switch concept

Convening on the OCLC Campus
December 16-17, 2002
Dublin, Ohio (USA)


(follow links for presentation files)

Seminar attendees Seminar attendees Seminar attendees
Monday, December 16
12:00-1:00 pm

Registration and Lunch

Smith Private Dining Room

1:00-3:00 pm

Session I: Welcome, Overview and Discussion

Smith Board Room

3:00-3:30 pm Break
3:30-5:00 pm Session II: Harvesting Metadata (PowerPoint:53K/6 slides)
Recombinant Metadata (PowerPoint:41K/6 slides)

Smith Board Room

  • Thom Hickey, Chief Scientist
5:00-6:00 pm Shuttle service to hotel
6:30 pm Reception
7:15 pm

Buffet dinner

Dublin Wyndham Hotel

Tuesday, December 17
7:30-8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

Smith Atrium

8:00-8:30 am

Session III: Thoughts in Waiting

Smith Board Room

8:30-9:45 am

Session IV: Transformation Services (PowerPoint:533K/10 slides)

Smith Board Room

  • Jean Godby, Consulting Research Scientist
9:45-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:45 pm

Session V: Terminology Services (PowerPoint:177K/6 slides)

Smith Board Room

  • Diane Vizine-Goetz, Consulting Research Scientist
11:45-12:30 pm Session VI: Final Thoughts
12:30 pm




Areas of interest

  • OCLC Research Metadata Switch Projects

Participant's Report


Information about OCLC Research, Web Services, and the Metadata Switch Eric Childress (
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