FAQ's Terms of Use

What is metadata?

Category: Terms of Use

    "Metadata"is data about a piece of data; it is not the data itself. For example, metadataincludes the title, creation date, creator, and format of the data.
Inthe Data Catalog Site, the metadata is the titles and URLs of the datasets andresources, as well as the creator, update frequency, format, file size, etc.This is all listed as additional information on lower part of the screen thatdisplays datasets and resources.