A Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections - National Information Standards Organization. 3rd ed, December 2007.
Introduction to Metadata - Getty Standards and Digital Resource Management Program, The Getty. Version 3, 2008.
The Basics of Embedded Metadata - Greg Reser and Johanna Bauman, Visual Resources Association, December 2009
META101 - A guide for embedding and preserving photo metadata
Using Dublin Core - Dianne Hillman, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.
The IPTC Standard for Image Databases - David Riecks, ControlledVocabulary.com
The Handbook for Metadata Usage in Australian and New Zealand Education and Training - Collaborative project by members of the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee IT-019, 2007.
Putting Things in Order: Links to Metadata Schemas and Related Standards - JISC Digital Media
Introduction to vocabularies - Getty Standards and Digital Resource Management Program
Metadata? Thesauri? Taxonomies? Topic Maps! Making sense of it all - by Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopia, 2004.
New Zealand Geographic Place Names Database - Land Information New Zealand (LINZ)
Ngā Ūpoko Tukutuku / Māori Subject Headings - Te Rōpū Whakahau, Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa, National Library of New Zealand
Iwi-Hapū Names List - Te Rōpū Whakahau, Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa, National Library of New Zealand
FAST: Faceted Application of Subject Terminology - OCLCResearch
Art & Architecture Thesaurus - The Getty
DCMI Period Encoding Scheme: specification of the limits of a time interval, and methods for encoding this in a text string - Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.
Dublin Core registry - National Library of New Zealand Dublic Core registry including te reo Māori terms