UK e-Government Metadata Framework

From: Stevan Harnad <>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 11:13:10 +0100

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From: Cumming, Maewyn - e-Envoy e-Government - [SMTP:Maewyn.Cumming_at_CABINET-OFFICE.X.GSI.GOV.UK]
Sent: 04 May 2001 17:44
Subject: e-Government Metadata Framework

The e-Government Metadata Framework has been officially launched. It was
announced in the House of Commons yesterday (see
503/index/10503-x.htm for the PQ and Ian McCartney's answer).

It is available at under

Dublin Core is now the official, mandated standard for metadata for
government information, and work is underway to develop the standard
further. The development of a Pan-Government Thesaurus has also been

The Cabinet Office's computer systems may be monitored and communications
carried on them recorded, to secure the effective operation of the system
and for other lawful purposes.
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Lorcan Dempsey
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