METS (Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard)

Format Web page and downloadable PDF Created by Library of Congress
Organisation Library of Congress
Overview

The METS (Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard) XML schema is a standard for encoding descriptive, administrative, and structural metadata regarding items within a digital library.

The website includes direct links to various versions of the schema and a 148 page PDF ‘primer’ which explains in detail how to use it.

Publish date June 2019