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Standards, schemas, and related resources — this category will continue to be built out in response to Federal Data Strategy Action 20, which calls for a data standards repository to accelerate the creation and adoption of data standards across agencies
How to use Project Open Data Metadata Schema guidelines to document and list agency datasets and application programming interfaces (APIs) for hosting at agency.gov/data and currently in use at data.gov
A list of FGDC-endorsed standards. Federal agencies that collect, use, or disseminate geographic information and/or carry out related spatial data activities should use FGDC-endorsed standards both internally and through their activities involving partners, grants, and contracts.
ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 164 national standards bodies. The date field in The Project Open Data Metadata Schema (DCAT-US v1.1) is one example of an ISO standard applied in government.
Provides further background and resources to assist agencies in implementing the Project Open Data Metadata Schema v1.1. Maps fields from the current version of DCAT-US v1.1 to the previous version of the schema (v1.0), as well as other schemas (CKAN API, DCAT, and Schema.org).
Through an open community process, schema.org creates, maintains, and promotes schemas for structured data on the Internet. The schema.org vocabulary is used along with the Microdata, RDFa, or JSON-LD formats to add information to Web content.