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Disciplinary Metadata

New DCC (Digital Curation Centre) Resource :

Disciplinary Metadata

This is the newest addition to the DCC’s collection of curation resources

“…While data curators, and increasingly researchers, know that good metadata is key for research data access and re-use, figuring out precisely what metadata to capture and how to capture it is a complex task. Fortunately, many academic disciplines have supported initiatives to formalise the metadata specifications the community deems to be required for data re-use. This page provides links to information about these disciplinary metadata standards, including profiles, tools to implement the standards, and use cases of data repositories currently implementing them…”

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