Rachel Heery


It is with great sadness that we report that Rachel Heery, former Deputy Director of UKOLN, died on Friday 24 July 2009, after a long-term illness. Rachel joined UKOLN in 1995, and led the R&D Team and later became Deputy Director until her retirement in 2007.


HERDA Workshop on Digital Repositories
HERDA-SW Annual Conference, Torquay, 9-10 November 2006
[Powerpoint] | [HTML]

JISC Information Environment update.
Repositories and Preservation Programme meeting, October 24-25, 2006
[Powerpoint] | [HTML]

The JISC Information Environment Metadata Schema Registry (IEMSR): Update
DC-2006, Manzanillo, Mexico, October 3-6, 2006
[Powerpoint] | [HTML]

Enhanced support for eScience: the role of Digital Libraries
Digital Libraries Go eScience, ECDL, Alicante September 2006
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Conference report: Digital Library Goes e-Science (DLSci06)
D-Lib Magazine, October 2006 - Volume 12, Number 10
Workshop Held in Conjunction with ECDL 2006, September, 17-22, 2006. Alicante, Spain

Digital Repositories Roadmap: looking forward
Rachel Heery, & Andy Powell, Eduserv Foundation
THE JISC/CNI Meeting: Envisioning future challenges in networked information | 6-7 July 2006, York
Presentation: Rachel Heery [Powerpoint] [HTML]

Put funciontality. Augmenting interoperability across scholarly repositories.
Mellon Foundation, New York, April 20-21 2006
Presentation: [Powerpoint] [HTML]


(Metadata and) Vocabulary Registries.
Rachel Heery
NKOS Special Session at DC-2005. Madrid, 13 September 2005
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Enhancing access to research data: the challenge of crystallography.
Monica Duke, Michael Day, Rachel Heery, Leslie A. Carr, and Simon J. Coles
5th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Denver, CO., USA, June 7-11, 2005
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The JISC Infomation Environment Metadata Schema Registry
Rachel Heery, Eighth International Open Forum on Metadata Registries (Open Forum 2005)
Berlin, April 11-14 2005
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Integrating research data into the publication workflow: the eBank UK experience.
PV-2004: Ensuring the Long-Term Preservation and Adding Value to the Scientific and Technical Data, ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, 5-7 October 2004
PPT:<URL: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/presentations/pv-2004/heery-pv2004-v1.ppt>
HTML: <URL: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/presentations/pv-2004/heery-pv2004-v1_files\>

eBank UK: linking scientific data, scholarly communication and learning
JISC Joint Programmes Meeting, Brighton, 6-7 July 2004 (with Michael Day)

Delivering HILT as a shared service.
JISC Terminology Services Workshop, London, UK. 13 February 2004 PPT
<URL: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/presentations/jiscterm-2004/heery-slides.ppt>
HTML slides (draft): <URL: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/presentations/jiscterm-2004/heery-slides.html>

Application Profiles - guidelines for machine-readable representation.
CEN ISS workshop on DC Metadata, Brussels, January 2004


Application profiles. Tutorial session at DC-2003: International Dublin Core Conference 2003, Seattle, USA.
Rachel Heery, with Rebecca Guenther, Andrew Wilson - October 22-26

Review of other registries
Rachel Heery - 7 March 2003
CORES Schema Creation & Registration Workshop, SZTAKI, Budapest, Hungary, 6-7 March 2003.
HTML: <URL:http://www.cores-eu.net/registry/ws1/heery2/heery2.htm>
PPT: <URL:http://www.cores-eu.net/registry/ws1/heery2/heery2.ppt>

Schema registries and context
Rachel Heery - 6 March 2003
CORES Schema Creation & Registration Workshop, SZTAKI, Budapest, Hungary, 6-7 March 2003.
HTML: <URL:http://www.cores-eu.net/registry/ws1/heery1/heery1.htm>
PPT: <URL:http://www.cores-eu.net/registry/ws1/heery1/heery1.ppt>


The MEG Registry and SCART: complementary tools for creation, discovery and re-use of metadata schemas
Rachel Heery, Pete Johnston, Dave Beckett (ILRT, University of Bristol) and Damian Steer (ILRT, University of Bristol) - 16 October 2002
DC-2002: Metadata for e-Communities: Supporting Diversity and Convergence, Florence, Italy, 13-17 October 2002.
Full-text (PDF): <URL:http://www.bncf.net/dc2002/program/ft/paper14.pdf>

Application profiles: interoperable friend or foe?
Rachel Heery [delivered by Michael Day] - 30 April 2002
The European Library (TEL) - The Gate to Europe's Knowledge: Milestone Conference, Die Deutsche Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Abstract available at: <URL:http://www.europeanlibrary.org/tel_milconf_abstract_day.htm>
Full text available at: <URL:http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/presentations/tel-2002/heery.html>
PowerPoint 97: <URL:http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/presentations/tel-2002/slides.ppt>


Schemas in the real world: application profiles
Rachel Heery - 30 November 2001
4th SCHEMAS Workshop, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, Netherlands.
PowerPoint: <URL:http://www.schemas-forum.org/workshops/ws4/presentations/rachel.ppt>

Namespaces, schemas and application profiles. Tutorial session at DC-2001: International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications October 22-26, Tokyo. Rachel Heery and Andy Powell, UKOLN.

Registry demonstration. Workshop at DC-2001: International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications October 22-26, 2001. Rachel Heery, UKOLN, and Harry Wagner, OCLC.

The role of metadata schema registries. Information Discovery. Government Advanced Technology Circle Forum 24, Information Discovery, 13 September 2001.

Quality issues for cultural web sites: experience from DESIRE and Renardus. Experts meeting on co-ordination of digitisation policies and programmes, Centre Albert Borschette, Brussels, 17 July 2001.

Open Archives Forum: European Support for Open Archive Activity. DNER, CURL, UKOLN: Developing an agenda for institutional e-print archives. Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London. 11 July 2001

Building vocabularies. Building Digitial Library Portals with harvested metadata. First EU-DL All projects concertation meeting, Luxembourg. 8th February 2001


What are application profiles? Second SCHEMAS Workshop, Gustav Stresemann-Institut, Bonn. 23 November 2000

Modular management of complexity: application profiles. DC-8: the 8th International Dublin Core Metadata Workshop, National Library of Canada, Ottawa. 4 October 2000.

SCHEMAS and the MEG registry. Metadata for Education Group meeting, Renold Building, UMIST, Manchester. 11 September 2000

Application profiles: metadata in use. Metadata issues in Cultural Heritage projects workshop, DELOS Standardisation Forum, Vienna. 30 June 2000.

DESIRE Registry. First SCHEMAS Workshop. Combining multiple metadata standards in implementations: User experience and requirements. University of Bath 11-12 May 2000.

Dublin Core and registries. META-LIB Workshop. Metadata: New developments - new frontiers, Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen. 22 May 2000.

DESIRE metadata registry. Desire II Indexing Workshop. Delft Technical University, Delft. 13-14 May 2000.

Global Co-operation to provide Internet Resources: Politics and Gateways - the UK approach. Bielefeld 2000 Conference. Value added Gateways to Global Information - Optimizing End-user Services. Stadthalle Bielefeld, 8-10 February, 2000


Metadata and resource discovery. Lecture for University of Bristol MSc in Library and Information Management course. 17 November 1999.

Introduction to the Imesh Toolkit. DLI2 All Projects Workshop, Cornell University, Ithaca. 17-19 October, 1999.

Metadata building blocks. Metadata for Networked Resources: a one day workshop workshop investigating the use of metadata for publishing networked information , University of Bristol. 20 September 1999.

Information Gateways in perspective. DESIRE II workshop: Building national and large-scale Internet Information Gateways, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, TheHague, The Netherlands. 14-15 September, 1999.

What metadata offers you. Learning Information Network Association metadata seminar, York. 22 July 1999.

Description, Discovery, Disclosure: metadata in the information environment. Making digital documents work: a workshop organised by the Effective Records Management Project, University of Glasgow. 15 April 1999.

Why metadata matters for libraries. British Computer Society: Metadata matters. British Computer Society, Electronic and Multimedia Publishing Specialist Group, SOAS, 10 March 1999.

Implementation of resource descriptions in UKOLN projects. Second META-LIB Workshop, Die Deutsche Bibliothek (DDB), Frankfurt am Main, Germany.1-2 February 1999.

Metadata and resource discovery. Lecture for University of Bristol MSc in Library and Information Management course November 1998, 1999.


The metadata landscape. Computing Laboratory Seminar, University of Kent at Canterbury. 24 February 1998

The metadata research agenda: a position paper. EU-NSF Working Group on Metadata, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), Washington, DC. 2-3 February 1998


The Metadata Landscape. UKOLN/JISC/BL. Metadata - What is it? - Church House, Westminster, London. June 1997. Metadata developments in eLib and European projects. National Library of Australia, Canberra, 6 March 1997.


ROADS Project. CNI Fall 1996 Task Force Meeting, San Francisco, 6-7 December 1996.

ROADS: Internet resource discovery. ELAG 1996: Quality of electronic services: 20th Library Systems Seminar, Deutsches Bibliotheksinstitut and Staatsbibiothek zu Berlin, Berlin. 24-26 April 1996

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