Archive for May, 2005

The Value of Metadata in a Google Era: May 24 at 3pm

Posted May 18th, 2005 by Nicole Hennig

MIT Libraries’ Metadata Services presents:
The Value of Metadata in a Google Era

Tuesday, May 24th at 3 p.m.
Information Intersection, Stata Center lobby

Discover how metadata can make your digital resources more accessible. Come meet metadata experts, learn about effective metadata practices, and enjoy some free refreshments.

The metadata professionals from the MIT Libraries can help you organize your digital resources, making them easier to find, access, use, and share with students and colleagues.

Consider Metadata Services if:

* You have large collections of digital resources you need to share with others
* You want better results from search engines like Google
* You want to preserve your data over time and across new technologies
* Your time and resources are limited, but you want professional results

Contact Metadata Specialist Robert Wolfe (rwolfe at, 617.253.0604) for a free consultation or visit the Metadata Services web site to find out more about how we can help you with your next digital production project.

Hayden open 24/7 during exams

Posted May 13th, 2005 by Nicole Hennig

The Humanities and Science libraries (Hayden Library) will be open 24 hours a day from the last day of classes (Thursday, May 12) through the final exam period (Friday, May 20). Overnight hours are limited to members of the MIT community only.

Complete list of libraries and hours

Congratulations graduating seniors! Have a great summer.

DSpace version 1.2.2 is available

Posted May 4th, 2005 by Nicole Hennig

DSpace version 1.2.2 is available. Download the newest release from SourceForge. This release includes several new features developed by members of the DSpace community.

The latest set of installation and technical documentation is also available.