Metadata for Data Citation and Discovery

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    The metadata needed to support users working with data is very different according to whether they are citing, discovering or reusing it. Only about five elements are strictly necessary to form a complete citation, whereas a useful generic data discovery service can be built using about sixteen to twenty elements. The metadata needed for reuse varies enormously between disciplines, data types and user communities.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 2012
    EventDescribe, Disseminate, Discover: Metadata for Effective Data Citation - London, UK United Kingdom
    Duration: 5 Jul 20125 Jul 2012


    WorkshopDescribe, Disseminate, Discover: Metadata for Effective Data Citation
    Country/TerritoryUK United Kingdom


    • Metadata
    • Data description
    • data documentation


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