Category: matadata

  • Dealing with Data

    A seminal report for those who deal with data; published by JISC in June 2007. This Report explores the roles, rights, responsibilities and relationships of institutions, data centres and other key stakeholders who work with data. It concentrates primarily on the UK scene with some reference to other relevant experience and opinion, and is framed…

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  • Metadata in a nutshell

    Metadata is sometimes defined literally as ‘data about data,’ but the term is normally understood to mean structured data about resources that can be used to help support a wide range of operations. These might include, for example, resource description and discovery, the management of information resources and their long-term preservation (link).

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