New Zealand Government Implementation of a DC-based Standard – Lessons Learned, Future Issues

Sara Barham


This paper summarises key implementation issues encountered with the New Zealand Government’s discovery level Dublin Core-based metadata standard, NZGLS. In particular, it discusses the processes used to create and manage NZGLS-compliant metadata throughout New Zealand’s core public service agencies. This metadata is being used to support the New Zealand government’s new service-focussed portal.

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