Metadata standard

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A metadata standard is a requirement which is intended to establish a common understanding of the meaning or semantics of the data, to ensure correct and proper use and interpretation of the data by its owners and users.wikipedia
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Metadata

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To achieve this common understanding, a number of characteristics, or attributes of the data have to be defined, also known as metadata.
In the 2000s, as digital formats were becoming the prevalent way of storing data and information, metadata was also used to describe digital data using metadata standards.

Dublin Core

DCMIDublin Core Metadata InitiativeDublin Core Metadata Element Set
Metadata schemes that are developed and maintained by standard organizations (such as ISO) or organizations that have taken on such responsibility (such as the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative) are called metadata standards.
The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) provides an open forum for the development of interoperable online metadata standards for a broad range of purposes and of business models.

Learning object metadata

LOMIEEE 1484.12.1-2002 Learning Object Metadata (LOM)IEEE LOM
Metadata Standards

MARC standards

MARCMARC recordsMAchine-Readable Cataloguing
Metadata and metadata standards

Semantics

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A metadata standard is a requirement which is intended to establish a common understanding of the meaning or semantics of the data, to ensure correct and proper use and interpretation of the data by its owners and users.

Data

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A metadata standard is a requirement which is intended to establish a common understanding of the meaning or semantics of the data, to ensure correct and proper use and interpretation of the data by its owners and users.

Cataloging

cataloguingbibliographic controlcataloger
A good example of metadata is the cataloging system found in libraries, which records for example the author, title, subject, and location on the shelf of a resource.

Library

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A good example of metadata is the cataloging system found in libraries, which records for example the author, title, subject, and location on the shelf of a resource.

Standard Generalized Markup Language

SGMLISO 8879ISO SGML
Many current schemes use Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) or XML to specify their syntax.

XML

Extensible Markup LanguageExtensible Markup Language (XML).xml
Many current schemes use Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) or XML to specify their syntax.

International Organization for Standardization

ISOInternational Organization for Standardization (ISO)ISO standard
Metadata schemes that are developed and maintained by standard organizations (such as ISO) or organizations that have taken on such responsibility (such as the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative) are called metadata standards.

E-GMS

e-Government Metadata Standarde-Government Metadata Standard (E-GMS)

Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard

METSmetadata
The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is a metadata standard for encoding descriptive, administrative, and structural metadata regarding objects within a digital library, expressed using the XML schema language of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

PBCore

The PBCore metadata standard (Public Broadcasting Metadata Dictionary) was created by the public broadcasting community in the United States of America for use by public broadcasters and related communities that manage audiovisual assets, including libraries, archives, independent producers, etc. PBCore is organized as a set of specified fields that can be used in database applications, and it can be used as a data model for media cataloging and asset management systems.

Local Government Category List

The Local Government Category List (LGCL), is a metadata standard controlled vocabulary of subject metadata terms related to local government, published in the UK. It has been superseded by the Integrated Public Sector Vocabulary (IPSV) but remains available for reference.

Iriss

Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services
This repository is catalogued in accordance with international metadata standards and Learning object metadata, allowing interoperability with other systems.

Astroinformatics

Early efforts in this direction included data discovery, metadata standards development, data modeling, astronomical data dictionary development, data access, information retrieval, data integration, and data mining in the astronomical Virtual Observatory initiatives.

Data management plan

data management plansDMP (France)
What format will be used for the metadata? What are the metadata standards commonly used in the respective scientific discipline? There should be justification for the format chosen.

Heidelberg Research Architecture

Data is stored in XML using international metadata schema, like MODS, MADS, VRA Core 4, or TEI which allows for both, interchangeability and sustainability of the knowledge.

Data integration

integrationcustomer data integrationData merging
This type of data integration is especially challenging for ecological and environmental data because metadata standards are not agreed upon and there are many different data types produced in these fields.

OCLC

Online Computer Library CenterOnline Computer Library Center, Inc.OCLC Online Computer Library Center
One of the most successful contributions to this effort was the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, "an open forum of libraries, archives, museums, technology organizations, and software companies who work together to develop interoperable online metadata standards that support a broad range of purposes and business models."