Definitions Edit

Administrative metadata

comprises both technical and preservation metadata and is generally used for internal management of digital resources.[1]
[is] [d]ata that is necessary to manage and use information resources and that is typically external to informational content of resources.[2]
[is] information about provenance, technical characteristics, intellectual property rights, preservation issues and actions, and location.[3]

References Edit

  1. NDSA Glossary.
  2. Society of American Archivists, Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology (full-text).
  3. ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation, Glossary, App. B, at 223.

See also Edit