Two-Step Approach in Metadata Management for Data Publications at Research Centers




Data Management, Workflows, Metadata, Data Provenance


Data repositories like Zenodo have a limited list of metadata to search for. Metadata catalogue are designed to provide a community-specific parameters search, but their deployment has just started. These catalogues require metadata standards for interoperability, which in turn are often in development for many communities. To support publications with a metadata standard in the future, a two-step concept is presented in this article. It discusses how the electronic documentation should be constructed, in order to convert this later into a standardized schema for publication. We will present examples from the laser-plasma community for both steps, firstly how we deal with the complex challenges of metadata management and secondly for methods for developing metadata schemas.


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Received 2023-04-26
Accepted 2023-06-29
Published 2023-09-07

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