Agricultural Economics

Metadata Standards

AgMES - Agricultural Metadata Element Set

A semantic standard for description, resource discovery, interoperability and data exchange for different types of agricultural information resources.

Extensions

AGRIS Application Profile

A metadata standard drawing on Dublin Core and AgMES created specifically to enhance the description, exchange and subsequent retrieval of agricultural Document-Like Information Objects.

Tools

AgriMetamaker

A service to facilitate the publication of metadata in the AGRIS Repository; it conforms to the the AGRIS Application Profile, which draws from the Dublin Core and AgMES standards.

Use Cases

AGRIS - International System for Agricultural Science and Technology

A global public domain database using the AgMES standard to describe structured bibliographical records on agricultural science and technology.