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What is Metadata? Metadata is data which provides information about other data. Metadata is most often used in digital files where it is used to describe information about the file, such as the file’s author and creation date. It can include other types of data as well, depending on the metadata type. Types of metadata […]

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Metadata Management

What is Metadata? Metadata describes other data; it provides structured reference data that identifies attributes of the information that it describes so that the data can be identified and sorted. Metadata is created anytime a document or file is modified, including when it is deleted. Some examples of basic document file metadata include the author, […]