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Title:  Forum Guide to Metadata The Meaning Behind Education Data
Description: The Forum Guide to Metadata empowers people to more effectively use data as information. This guide includes definition of metadata; why metadata are critical to the development of sound education systems; what components comprise a metadata system; what value metadata bring to data management and use; and how to implement and use a metadata system in an education organization.
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Cover Date: July 2009
Web Release: September 16, 2009
Print Release: July 25, 2009
Publication #: NFES 2009805
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Center/Program: NFES
Associated Centers: NCES
Authors: The National Forum on Education Statistics
Type of Product: Guide
Survey/Program Areas: National Forum on Education Statistics (NFES)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Guide, please contact:
Ghedam Bairu.
 
 
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