Providing adequate and accurate metadata greatly enhances reusability because it helps the resource be found and used.
This section of the web site describes different types of metadata, and recommends policies and practices for the management and use of that metadata.
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Types of Metadata
The types of metadata most important for reusability are:
- "Basic" Descriptive Information
- Contextual information
- Rights Information
- Technical information
- User information -
Policies & Practice
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