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Time: 1:00 PM EST / 10:00 AM PST

Call-In Info: 712-775-7035 (Access Code: 960009)

Moderator:  Eben English (Boston Public Library)

Notetaker:  Eben English



  1. IMLS Grant update
    1. Project has been funded!:
    2. Scheduled to begin in July
    3. Initial work underway for developer search
    4. Advisory Committee will be meeting in July or August (conference call)
      1. If interested in being part of the Adv. Comm., contact Eben directly
    5. Kickoff meeting with project team in September

  2. PCDM Profile update
    1. No update.

  3. Features & Requirements
    1. Did not go too far into this, due to low attendance
    2. Discussion of "dashboard" requirement
      1. allow admins to view collections and item counts
      2. download usage statistics for collections or items

  4. Metadata Requirements for Newspapers (RDF)
    1. This page is intended to be a collaborative workspace for listing metadata fields relevant to digitized newspaper objects
    2. Anyone can add fields, doesn't need to include RDF info.
    3. Eben will send out reminder to group about this, can hopefully start discussion at next meeting.

  5. Intel sharing from other groups
    1. IIIF Newspapers Group
      1. Link to agenda and meeting notes:
      2. Eben gave overview of IMLS grant
      3. Demo of NLW journal repository:
      4. Changes to how Ranges are modeled being discussed, targeting next release of IIIF Presentation API spec

  6. Next meeting: Thursday June 1, 1 PM EST

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