A multi-level metadata approach for a Public Sector Information data infrastructure

Houssos, Nikos, Joerg, Brigitte ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7941-8108 and Matthews, Brian (2012) A multi-level metadata approach for a Public Sector Information data infrastructure. In: 11th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems, 6-9 Jun 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.


This paper describes an approach for representing and handling metadata about Public Sector Information data sets in a large scale data infrastructure as designed within ENGAGE, a project of the FP7 Research Infrastructures programme. A multi-level approach is adopted, allowing management of metadata at various levels of expressive power, and thus enabling different use cases and requirements to be served through a single platform. CERIF is being investigated as a common conceptual model to ensure information integra- tion from diverse sources without loss of meaning and furthermore as the basis for the generation of Linked Open Data. Through detailed mappings from common metadata schemata used for PSI it is shown that CERIF is a data model suitable for representing rich contextual metadata for the domain of governmental datasets.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > Library and Student Support
Item ID: 26489
Notes on copyright: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
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Depositing User: Brigitte Joerg
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2019 11:10
Last Modified: 31 May 2019 07:53
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/26489

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