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Scope & Objectives

The Newspapers Interest Group is a forum for discussing ingest, management, and dissemination of digital newspaper content within Hydra- and Fedora-based systems.


  • developing a requirements list for newspaper-content management systems

  • evaluating newspaper modeling from other systems/schemas

  • representing METS-ALTO in Fedora/Solr

  • modeling newspaper content in PCDM
  • modeling technical, administrative, or descriptive metadata in RDF

  • identifying best practices for newspaper content management

  • providing input on development roadmaps for newspaper-related Hydra projects
  • ensuring that projects meet the newspaper-related needs of the Hydra community

Meeting Times and Communication Channels

Time/Date: Tentatively 1st Thursday of each month. 1:00 PM (EST) (we will determine the best time and channel once we have a critical mass of members)


We will use the channel for cross-community communications. The subject line of a message posted to this channel shall be preceded by "[Newspapers IG]" in square brackets. 


If you wish to receive invites to meetings (calls, online, etc.) please add your name below: