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Glossary of Information Governance Terms

ADMINISTRATIVE METADATA
  1. Context:
    Metadata


    Definition:
    Metadata used in managing and administering information resources, e.g., location or donor information. Includes rights and access information, data on the creation and preservation of the digital object.


    Example:


    Source:
    Dublin Core Metadata Initiative


  2. Context:
    Metadata


    Definition:
    Metadata related to the use, management and encoding processes of digital objects over a period of time. Includes the subsets of technical metadata, rights management metadata, and preservation metadata.


    Example:


    Source:
    National International Standards Organization - Understanding Metadata


    URL:
  3. Context:
    Metadata


    Definition:
    Metadata used in managing and administering collections and information resources.


    Example:
    Acquisition information Rights and reproduction tracking Documentation of legal access requirements Location information Selection criteria for digitization


    Source:
    Introduction to Metadata, 2nd Edition, Getty Research Institute


See also

DESCRIPTIVE METADATA
METADATA
PRESERVATION METADATA
STRUCTURAL METADATA
TECHNICAL METADATA
USE METADATA