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Maryland, Washington D.C etc.

We want to bring the code{4}lib experience to the library software and web developers in the Maryland and Washington area. Our hope is that meeting at the regional level will strengthen our local connections and develops more real world collaborative efforts.

Next Meeting

Friday, July 17 Meeting at NOAA or NAL from 9-12.

Previous Meetings

Code4LibMDC had it's first meeting on Friday April 3, at the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville MD a.m. A total of 30 people attended including people from: USDA, NASA, National Agricultural Library, Library of Congress, The Supreme Court Library, The United States Senate Library, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.


  1. Welcome by Maria Pisa, NAL's Associate Director for Public Services
  2. Individual introductions
  3. Presentations
     · John Doyle from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) gave a presentation on the use of Fedora Commons at NLM.
     · Vernon Chapman from the Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC) gave a presentation  on the Searching OAI-PMH 
       metadata with SOLR. 
  4. Discussion of Next steps for Code4LibMDC
     · What do you want this group to be?
           · Open to all in the library community.
           · Technical presentation.
           · Formula for sharing of code and ideas.
           · Allow for the development of Collaborate projects.
     · How you can get involved?
           · Prepare presentation.     
  5. Scheduling
     · Quarterly face to face meetings 
     · How you can get involved?