METADATA REGISTRY, ISO/IEC 11179

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ISO/IEC-11179 is an international standard that documents the standardization and registration of metadata to make data understandable and shareable. This standardization and registration allows for easier locating, retrieving, and transmitting data from disparate databases. The standard defines the how metadata are conceptually modeled and how they are shared among parties, but does not define how data is physically represented as bits and bytes. The standard consists of six parts. Part 1 provides a high-level overview of the standard and defines the basic element of a metadata registry - a data element. Part 2 defines the procedures for registering classification schemes ... continued below

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Pon, R K & Buttler, D J January 3, 2008.

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ISO/IEC-11179 is an international standard that documents the standardization and registration of metadata to make data understandable and shareable. This standardization and registration allows for easier locating, retrieving, and transmitting data from disparate databases. The standard defines the how metadata are conceptually modeled and how they are shared among parties, but does not define how data is physically represented as bits and bytes. The standard consists of six parts. Part 1 provides a high-level overview of the standard and defines the basic element of a metadata registry - a data element. Part 2 defines the procedures for registering classification schemes and classifying administered items in a metadata registry (MDR). Part 3 specifies the structure of an MDR. Part 4 specifies requirements and recommendations for constructing definitions for data and metadata. Part 5 defines how administered items are named and identified. Part 6 defines how administered items are registered and assigned an identifier.

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  • Journal Name: Encyclopedia of Database Systems, N/A, N/A, November 1, 2009, pp. 1724?1727

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  • Report No.: LLNL-JRNL-400269
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 973862
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc926399

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Pon, R K & Buttler, D J. METADATA REGISTRY, ISO/IEC 11179, article, January 3, 2008; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc926399/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.