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7train METS generation tool - Version 1 release

The California Digital Library (CDL) is pleased to announce the release of "7train", an XSLT 2.0-based tool for generating Metadata and Encoding Transmission Standard (METS) files from standardized XML inputs. Version 1 of the open-source, platform-independent tool is available via Sourceforge at

7train was designed to transform XML documents into METS files conforming to a specific METS profile. This initial implementation was designed with the goal of transforming exports from the CONTENTdm digital asset management tool (Version 4.0 and higher) into the CDL 7train METS profile, available at, which is suitable for inclusion in CDL repositories. However, the tool can be customized to produce METS files from any kind of standardized XML document (e.g, OAI records).... read more

Posted by pfogel 2006-06-21