NOTE: THESE DOWNLOADS ARE NOW DEPRECATED.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE LATEST VERSION AT THIS SITE OR http://ufdc.ufl.edu/software/mets
BETA RELEASE 1.0.0 - May 31, 2011
This tool is free-standing and allows the creation of METS from a folder of items. It additionally allows the user to enter all of the bibliographic information, and assign page names and divisions to the structure map.
This windows application can be downloaded in the following formats:
Install File (MSI) installs this application on your machine.
Source Code (ZIP) includes all of the C# code projects used to create the METS Editor.
This latest version includes the following changes:
Major changes to application initialization
- During the first launch, up to seven different forms step the user through
initialization and configuration of all the preferences in the application
- Presets help to perform much of the customization for the user, then shows
the options for the user to approve
- User can now enter more default values, including individual creator,
default rights, and default funding note
Major changes to the preferences form accessible through the main menu Options --> Preferences option
- Now many seperate tab pages, which allow for much more detailed explanation
of each option
- Some standard add-ons show their own defaults here if selected
- User can now manage standard lists, such as METS Record Status, Resource Types,
and Institution lists
Major changes to the way templates work
- Templates now just dictate the "base" tabs during editing and creation of metadata
- Add-Ons add additional pages and corresponding sections of metadata in the resulting METS file
- Some standard add-ons additionally have defaults which appear under the preferences form
Added support for new metadata schemes
- VRA Core elements encoded as an extension schema to MODS
- DarwinCore Simple DataSet to encode zoological taxonomic information
- Florida State University schema for encoding Electronic Theses and Dissertation information
Major strides in simplifying template to effectively work with Dublin Core as the main bibliographic schema as well as MODS and MarcXML
Corrected several bugs which had been identified in the last couple months
Also see the other project home page at http://ufdc.ufl.edu/software/mets
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