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June 5, 2002

Library of Congress Library of Congress announces standard MARCXML schema. The Library of Congress Network Development and MARC Standards Office announces completion of a schema for MARC 21 records in an XML structure for use in communicating MARC 21 records. [Full Announcement].

May 2, 2001

World Wide Web Consortium World Wide Web Consortium issues XML Schema as a W3C recommendation: two years of development produces comprehensive solution for XML vocabularies. The World Wide Web Consortium issues XML Schema as a W3C Recommendation. XML Schemas define shared markup vocabularies, the structure of XML documents which use those vocabularies, and provide hooks to associate semantics with them. [Full Announcement].

January 13, 2001

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative develops WebCrawler: Michigan State University part of joint project to extract XML EAD metadata. Innovative Interfaces, Inc., announced the development of an XML WebCrawler in partnership with Michigan State University. The WebCrawler will give MSU the ability to dynamically catalog XML records into their Millennium system. [Full Announcement].

December 19, 2000

Openly Informatics, Inc.. Openly to support Onix XML standard: LinkBaton book database pushes book catalogs onto the Web. Openly Informatics, Inc. announced its support for the ONIX XML standard for book information. [Full Announcement].

May 24, 1999

Openly Informatics, Inc.. Openly Informatics, Inc. to release efirst XML for free licensing. Openly Informatics, Inc. announced that it was releasing several components of its efirst XML technology for free licensing. efirst XML is an application of the World-Wide Web Consortium''s XML for scholarly and scientific journal articles. [Full Announcement].