Metadata

This is a list of metadata resources that might be relevant to Digital Humanities Projects.

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Dublin Core (DC), the most widely used standard for resource description, http://dublincore.org/

Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier mechanism for repository interoperability. Data Providers are repositories that expose structured metadata via OAI-PMH. Service Providers then make OAI-PMH service requests to harvest that metadata. OAI-PMH is a set of six verbs or services that are invoked within HTTP, https://www.openarchives.org/pmh/

ISLE Meta Data Initiative (IMDI) for language documentation, https://tla.mpi.nl/imdi-metadata/

Text Encoding Initiative, (not exactly a metadata standard but a set of guidelines for encoding textual resources), http://www.tei-c.org/index.xml

ISAD(G), General International Standard Archival Description, http://www.icacds.org.uk/icacds.htm

ICA, International Council on Archives), http://www.ica.org/en

Getty Institute, which produces controlled vocabularies for the description of art and architecture, http://www.getty.edu/

CIDOC-CRM, CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model for cultural heritage documentation, http://www.cidoc-crm.org/

International Image Interoperability Frameworkhttp://iiif.io/api/metadata/1.0/

Metadata Object Description Standard (MODS),  a schema for a bibliographic element set, http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/

Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS), a standard for encoding descriptive, administrative, and structural metadata regarding objects within a digital library, http://www.loc.gov/standards/mets/