etdms 1.1 schema

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Sylvain Marcil

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Sep 20, 2023, 9:09:13 AM9/20/23
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Hello everyone, 
I'm trying to access the etdms 1.1 schema at http://www.ndltd.org/standards/metadata/etdms/1.1/etdms11.xsd as per the following documentation https://ndltd.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/etd-ms-v1.1.html but it seems like the schema is no longer published.  Can someone point me to the right location. 

Regards
Sylvain

Sherry Lake

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Sep 20, 2023, 9:38:30 AM9/20/23
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According to the Wayback machine, that site (file) hasn't been active since 2013. Here's the wayback machine's version from Feb 2013. The xsd file was automatically downloaded for me.

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Sylvain Marcil

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Sep 20, 2023, 9:54:07 AM9/20/23
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Hi Sherry,
Thank you for your quick response.  I already had a copy of the etdms1.1 xsd, but my understanding is the schema needs to be published on the web site in order to validate XML documents against the schema and for etdms to be a published standard.  Do you know if the standard is still being maintained?  The XML validator is also looking for etdmsdc.xsd and etdmsdcterms.xsd.
Regards
Sylvain

Hussein Suleman

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Sep 20, 2023, 10:51:48 AM9/20/23
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Hi

I think I was the last listed maintainer :)

I'm looking into fixing the online availability. There was a period of
time where the various documents were online but the URL changed
(because NDLTD was using Google for hosting and Google had some
unexpected restrictions on URLs). We recently shifted to a different
system so it may just be possible to get it working properly again.

Regards,
Hussein Suleman

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On 2023/09/20 15:54, Sylvain Marcil wrote:
> Hi Sherry,
> Thank you for your quick response.  I already had a copy of the etdms1.1
> xsd, but my understanding is the schema needs to be published on the web
> site in order to validate XML documents against the schema and for etdms
> to be a published standard.  Do you know if the standard is still being
> maintained?  The XML validator is also looking for etdmsdc.xsd and
> etdmsdcterms.xsd.
> Regards
> Sylvain
>
> Le mercredi 20 septembre 2023 à 09:38:30 UTC-4, Sherry Lake a écrit :
>
> According to the Wayback machine, that site (file) hasn't been
> active since 2013. Here's the wayback machine's version from Feb
> 2013. The xsd file was automatically downloaded for me.
>
> https://web.archive.org/web/20130531064913/http://www.ndltd.org/standards/metadata/etdms/1.1/etdms11.xsd <https://web.archive.org/web/20130531064913/http://www.ndltd.org/standards/metadata/etdms/1.1/etdms11.xsd>
>
> --
> Sherry Lake
> Scholarly Repository Librarian
> University of Virginia.
> On Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 9:09:13 AM UTC-4 Sylvain Marcil
> wrote:
>
> Hello everyone,
> I'm trying to access the etdms 1.1 schema at
> http://www.ndltd.org/standards/metadata/etdms/1.1/etdms11.xsd
> <http://www.ndltd.org/standards/metadata/etdms/1.1/etdms11.xsd> as per the following documentation https://ndltd.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/etd-ms-v1.1.html <https://ndltd.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/etd-ms-v1.1.html> but it seems like the schema is no longer published.  Can someone point me to the right location.
>
> Regards
> Sylvain
>
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Bill Ingram

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Sep 20, 2023, 11:05:31 AM9/20/23
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Hi all, 

I should just be able to upload the XSD to the new website, but it might take me a couple of hours. 

Bill 

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Sylvain Marcil

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Sep 20, 2023, 12:06:51 PM9/20/23
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Hi Bill / Hussein,
Thank you both for your commitment on solving this issue so quickly.  Any intention on republishing the etdms 1.0 schema as well?  We are working with multiple universities and a lot of them are still using etdms 1.0.  Let me know once the schema is available on the web site.  I'll do a couple of tests from my side.
Many thanks
Sylvain

Bill Ingram

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Sep 20, 2023, 2:22:01 PM9/20/23
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OK, this is done: 

Someone please confirm that this is working. 

Regards, 
Bill 

Bill Ingram

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Sep 20, 2023, 2:34:04 PM9/20/23
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I uploaded all the files from the old website backup: 


Please let me know if I missed anything. 

Regards, 
Bill 

Sylvain Marcil

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Sep 21, 2023, 7:11:53 AM9/21/23
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Hi Bill,
Thank you so much for fixing this.  I took the sample record in section 5.1.1 of the etdms 1.1 web page: https://ndltd.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/etd-ms-v1.1.html and I was able to validate the document successfully against the schema.  I'll find an etdms 1.0 document later today, but I'm sure it will work if the whole directory was copied back on the server.
Thanks
Sylvain 

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