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Managing Scientific Metadata
September/October 2001 (vol. 5 no. 5)
pp. 59-68

Metacat is a flexible, schema-independent XML-enabled database intended to be used for metadata storage, query, and access as part of a national, distributed network of ecological research sites. Metacat allows users to store, query, and retrieve XML documents with arbitrary schemas in SQL-compliant relational database systems, and provides a portable mechanism for replication across Metacat instances. Keywords: metadata; ecology; bioinformatics; ecoinformatics; XML; distributed databases; catalog

Citation:
Matthew B. Jones, Chad Berkley, Jivka Bojilova, Mark Schildhauer, "Managing Scientific Metadata," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 59-68, Sept.-Oct. 2001, doi:10.1109/4236.957896
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