Metadata: definitions (1)

Metadata = data about data

" ... the Internet-age term for structured data about data" - Joint NSF-EU Working Group on Metadata (1998)

"... structured data about data that imposes order on a disordered information universe" - Carl Lagoze (Cornell University)

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