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Maryland, Washington D.C etc.

In the spirit of Code4Lib, we want to bring this forum to the library software and web developers in the Maryland and Washington area. Our meetings are open to the whole library programming community. Our hope is that meeting at the regional level will strengthen our local connections and develops real world collaborative efforts.

First meeting scheduled for Friday April 3, at the National Agricultural Library located at 10301 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville MD from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Tentative Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Introductions - Individual introductions
  3. Lightning Talks ( 10 Minutes Each )
     · Fedora Repositories – National Library of Medicine
     · Searching OAI-PMH metadata with SOLR – Vernon Chapman (AgNIC)
  4. Organization
     · What do you want this group to be?
     · How you can get involved?      
  5. Scheduling
  6. Code4lib 2009 overview

Refreshments will be provided starting at 9:00 a.m.

Please RSVP to Vernon Chapman.

Getting to the National Agricultural Library (NAL):

NAL is just north the Washington Beltway on US Route 1 (Exit 25-North). We are the 14-story building on the right. The library is located across Route 1 from IKEA and the Beltsville Agricultural Reseach Center (BARC). There is free on site parking. We are a 1.2 walk from the Greenbelt Metro Station on the Green line. More information about visiting NAL