Standards are metadata schemes used in a research data setting

Standard Template

title: Full name of the metadata standard
slug: file-name-without-extension
  # One or more of the following:
  - arts-and-humanities
  - engineering
  - general
  - life-sciences
  - physical-sciences-and-mathematics
  - social-and-behavioral-sciences
  # From HESA JACS Codes:
  # See the subjects folder for terms already in use. Examples:
  - materials-science
  - creative-art-and-design
  - health-policy
specification_url: URL to (full) specification
status: approval status if any
website: URL of official website or introductory page
  - name: Name of vocabulary 1
    url: URL of vocabulary 1
  - name: Name of vocabulary 2
    url: URL of vocabulary 2
  - name: Name of standard to which this one has been mapped
    url: URL of mapping
  - name: Name of second standard to which this one has been mapped
    url: URL of second mapping
  - name: Organization name
    url: URL of organization
  - name: Second organization name
    url: URL of second organization
contact: Name of relevant contact for the standard
contact_email: Email address for this contact
standard_update_date: Date of last update in yyyy-mm-dd format
version: Current version number(s) or code(s)
description: |
  <p>A few sentences describing the standard and for what it is meant to be
  used. Use HTML tags to format the text if needed. You can optionally
  include who developed and maintains the standard, and when it was last
  revised, if the above fields need to be clarified.</p>
# The following are constants: do not modify
layout: standard
type: standard


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  2. Go to GitHub: Add a new file

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  3. Paste in your boilerplate and edit away!

  4. Commit and then submit a pull request