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Metadata

Metadata is often defined as “data about data”. More specifically, these are structured information that will allow both a description and the location of a resource. Metadata is required if a large amounts of data has to be managed. Therefore, it is crucial for understanding information that is stored in a data warehouse. Moreover, its importance in XML-based Web applications is increasing steadily.

Example of metadata in books

  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Year of publication
  • Subject

Further information

To view the different metadata schemes that are being developed as standards across disciplines (such as e-commerce, library science, and archiving), please click on the link below:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metadata_standards

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glossary/m/metadata.txt · Last modified: 2012/11/21 07:38 (external edit)