Release date: 28/03/2017
Which processes and tools could be used to manage the quality of metadata?
Issue National implementations of DCAT-AP may face difficulties to manage appropriately the quality of their metadata. The related issue is available here. Current situation Metadata quality is currently not high on the priority list for implementers. The current focus is more on quantity. However, awareness is growing that users will not get good results if the quality of the metadata is poor. Recommendation For DCAT-AP implementers to be enabled to: Verify the conformance of the metadata to the DCAT-AP (mandatory elements, prescribed data type, controlled vocabularies etc.): The user…