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INPUT REQUESTED: For any data standards in this repository, what information should be included? #158

juliaklindpaintner opened this issue May 21, 2020 · 0 comments
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@juliaklindpaintner juliaklindpaintner commented May 21, 2020

This GitHub issue is collecting feedback to inform the development of a data standards repository on Based on Action 20 of the Federal Data Strategy, the repository will include “a catalog of data standards already in use by the Federal Government.” We need your input to determine what information should be displayed for each standard in the repository.

Action 20 suggests that the work of some other organizations be leveraged for this, including

Looking at these and others, such as the Open Data Standards Directory begins to suggest some of the metadata that should be displayed for any standard in the repository, such as

  • Name
  • URL to website
  • Category
  • Subcategory
  • Description
  • License
  • Last Updated
  • Version
  • Stage in Development
  • URL to Documentation
  • URL to Example
  • Publisher(s) / Publisher(s) Reputation

Please comment below with any reactions to the above or recommendations for key metadata to include for any standard listed in the repository. If you prefer, you can send any comments/feedback to

If you have feedback on what complementary materials would be valuable to help navigate the implementation of data standards, please provide your comments in response to #157.

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