Smithsonian Libraries: Describing Your Project : Citation Metadata

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

Smithsonian Libraries Metadata Guide.  

The overall description for your project could be referred to as project metadata, citation metadata, a data record, a metadata record, or a dataset record. The information supplied in the project description should be sufficient to enable you and others to find and properly cite your data.

A metadata record gives the basic who, what, where, and when of the data. It is a high level description that others can use to cite your data. It may be submitted with a dataset as a separate file when deposited in a repository, or displayed in the repository with data entered into a form.

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Smithsonian Libraries
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International - CC BY 4.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data citation
Data discovery and identification - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Data management
Data sharing
Discovery metadata
Metadata
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Engineering
Medicine and Health Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Smithsonian Libraries
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Text - an explanation of a concept or a story using human readable characters formed into words, usually distinguished from graphical images.
Contact Organization(s): 
Smithsonian Libraries
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Text - body of a printed work, to include reading passages.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Data manager
Data professional
Citizen scientist
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour