Term: catalog application Class:  
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Created 19 September 2013
Last modified 6 October 2013
Contributed by Stephen Richard


Definition: Software that implements a searchable metadata register. The application must support the ability to register information resources by creating new metadata records, to search the registered metadata, to support the discovery and binding to registered information resources within an information community.

USGIN Standards and Protocols Drafting Team, 2010, USGIN Metadata Profile: Use of ISO metadata specifications to describe geoscience information resources: Tucson, Arizona Geological Survey. Current version at https://github.com/usgin/usginspecs/blob/master/USGIN_ISO_Metadata.docx?raw=true Submitted 14 April 2016
by Stephen
update 'searchable metadata registry' to 'searchable metadata register' for consistency with definitions of those terms. Submitted 14 April 2016
by Stephen