Metadata is structured information that’s used to describe the properties of data, such as its title, format, size, author, copyright status, grant reference numbers, and other standardized characteristics. For more information, see our guide to metadata and data documentation.
Need advice on adding metadata or other data documentation to your project?
We can help:
- Recommend strategies based on your project requirements
- Suggest workflows, standards, and tools to help with metadata creation and capture
- Develop models to organize and describe your data in ways that can help it be discoverable and reusable
- Recommend strategies to translate metadata from one standard to another
Please contact Matt Carruthers, metadata projects librarian, to set up a consultation or to learn more.