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Version 1.1 June 2002

 

CONTENTS

Quick Guide

1. Introduction

2. Background

3. Metadata - An Overview

4. Deployment Decisions

5. Business Process

6. Roles & Responsibilities

7. Metadata Elements

8. Qualifiers

About this site

This website is designed to assist in the implementation of the Irish Public Service Metadata Standard (IPSMS). It consists of guidelines for managers and those with the task of creating the metadata associated with online resources.

Using the Guide

The site consists of sixteen sections which can be accessed from the menu on the right. Specific usage instructions are available in section 7, Metadata Elements.
A Quick Guide is also available.

Online Template

Create your IPSMS-compliant metadata using our online template.

Other Formats Available

MS Word (253kb), RTF (886kb) and PDF (583kb) copies of the complete User Guide are also available.
Quick Guide also available in MS Word (82kb) and PDF (162kb) formats.

Status and Version History

This is Version 1.1 of the User Guidelines, dated June 2002.

This (the latest) version: http://www.gov.ie/webstandards/metastandards/index.html

The Irish Public Service Metadata Standard - Full Text

Part One - Framework MS Word (101kb), RTF (224kb) or PDF (133kb).
Part Two - Element Set and Implementation MS Word (62kb), RTF(216kb) or PDF (172kb).

Public Service Thesaurus

Version 1.0 of the Public Service Thesaurus (PST) now available (June 2002).

PSMS Implementation Support

Contact CMOD with any enquiries regarding
IPSMS implementation at support@.gov.ie

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