Metadata for Impact: Lessons from the UK


Alex Ball (2014), ‘Metadata for Impact: Lessons from the UK’, in 3rd EUDAT Conference, De Meervaart Conference Centre, Amsterdam.

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In the UK, Jisc is developing a national research data registry and discovery service. The service will be powered by metadata harvested from long-established data centres and the newer data repositories set up by universities. A pilot version helped to identify the challenges arising from combining metadata of various levels of detail and quality, leading to a preliminary set of recommendations for discovery metadata.


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