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Term: Metadata, administrative

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Term: Metadata, administrative

Metadata used for the management of digital content, such as information about rights and permissions (see Metadata, rights) as well as other facts about a given digital object. Some speakers define administrative metadata to include technical metadata (see Metadata, technical), source metadata (see Metadata, source), and process metadata (see Metadata, process).
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