[CODATA-international] Data Catalog Vocabulary - First Public Working Draft - comments requested

Asha CODATA asha at codata.org
Wed May 16 02:43:18 EDT 2018

The First Public Working Draft of revised DCAT (Data Catalog Vocabulary)
was released last week - https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/WD-

This W3C vocabulary for dataset catalogs and repositories was first
published in 2014 and is now being enhanced and updated in response to
experience. It is widely used as a lingua franca or transfer model for
dataset metadata. It is the model behind the European Commission’s Joinup
registry, and there is a well-maintained CKAN add-on.

Proposed enhancements include expanding scope to support cataloguing data
services, and maybe other things, alongside datasets and their

Please submit comments via public-dxwg-comments at w3.org or

On behalf of Simon Cox

(co-editor of DCAT-rev)




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