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Glossary of Information Governance Terms

DATA CONTENT STANDARD
  1. Context:
    Metadata


    Definition:
    Rules that determine the vocabulary, syntax, or format of content entered into data fields or metadata elements,


    Example:
    Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR), ISO 8601 (rules for recording date and time), Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), Cataloging Cultural Objects (CCO).


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


See also

DATA FORMAT / TECHNICAL INTERCHANGE STANDARD
DATA STRUCTURE STANDARD
DATA VALUE STANDARD
METADATA STANDARD