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Government of Canada
Records Management Metadata Standard

Prepared by
Government On-Line Metadata Working Group - Records Management Sub-Group

Date: February 7, 2006
Version: 1.00
Endorsed by GOL Metadata Working Group

Record Metadata

The following table uses metadata outlined in the Government of Canada Records Management Metadata Standard to describe the metadata standard itself:

Element

Value

Title

Government of Canada Records Management Metadata Standard

Creator

Treasury Board of Canada. Secretariat. Government On-Line Metadata Working Group. Records Management Sub-Group

Record Date

2006-02-07

Description

The Government of Canada Records Management Metadata Standard (GC RMMS) declares and defines the semantics of a core set of metadata elements necessary to ensure the authenticity, reliability, integrity and usability of records as espoused by ISO International Standard 15489-1 and ISO Technical Specification
23081-1.

A companion document, the Government of Canada Records Management Application Profile (GC RMAP) provides business rules for the use of each element and the relationships among elements.

The following table uses metadata outlined in the Treasury Board of Canada, Secretariat, Guidelines for Metadata Application Profiles in the Government of Canada to describe the metadata standard itself. This set of metadata follows the format advocated by ISO 11179 Information Technology - Metadata Registries and allows for the inclusion of the description in a future metadata registry.

Element

Value

Name

Government of Canada Records Management Metadata Standard

Label

Government of Canada Records Management Metadata Standard

Organization Name

Treasury Board of Canada. Secretariat. Government On-Line Metadata Working Group. Records Management Sub-Group

Defined By

-

Description

The Government of Canada Records Management Metadata Standard (GC RMMS) declares and defines the semantics of a core set of metadata elements necessary to ensure the authenticity, reliability, integrity and usability of records as espoused by ISO International Standard 15489-1 and ISO Technical Specification
23081-1.

A companion document, the Government of Canada Records Management Application Profile (GC RMAP) provides business rules for the use of each element and the relationships among elements

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