How does the BnL use METS / ALTO?
METS is an XML schema for the creation of digital objects. A digital object can be simple or complex, can consist of one or more digital files, which can be in different formats and describe detailed internal structure.
The BnL created clear technical requirements and guideline on how to use METS / ALTO.
BnL’s Technical Requirements
The National Library of Luxembourg wrote a complete technical document that describes all the requirements for all its digitization projects. This includes aspects such as transport, image quality, rules for the logical structure, metadata requirements and contains numerous examples.Download BnL’s Latest Technical Requirements (21MB)