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Formal metadata: information and software

Metadata in plain language

Who produced the data set?

  1. Who created the data set?
    This question is really too simple for many situations. People can have several different roles in producing a data set:
  2. To whom should users address questions about the data?
    Usually one of the people or organizations above is designated as the principal point of contact for the data set, coordinating overall guidance to users. This person or organization is described formally as follows:
        See Providing contact information

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