*Astronomy Visualization Metadata (AVM) Standard
Astronomy Visualization Metadata (AVM) Standard for the Virtual Astronomy Multimedia Project (VAMP) and other Virtual Observatories.
AVM spans both photographic images produced from science data and artwork illustrations. This standard allows individual image files to be catalogued and offered through searchable databases.
*Access to Biological Collection Data (ABCD)
Developed and maintained by the Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG).
A standard for the access to and exchange of data about specimens and observations (a.k.a. primary biodiversity data).
"ADN" stands for Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT), the Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE), and NASA's Joined Digital Library.
Developed by incorporating metadata elements to describe educational resources used by the Earth system education community.
Adobe Extensible Metadata Platform (XMP)
A labeling technology that allows to embed metadata into the file itself. It is based on open standards and implemented as a common metadata interchange platform across Adobe products.
Australian Government Locator Service (AGLS) Metadata Standard
Maintained by the National Archives of Australia and published as Australian Standard AS 5044 by Standards Australia in December 2002
A set of nineteen descriptive elements. It has been mandated for use by Commonwealth Government agencies.
Australian Virtual Engineering Library (AVEL) Metadata Set
A gateway of quality web resources developed collaboratively by a national team through an Australian Research Council (ARC) Research Infrastructure Grant from 1998-2002. A set consisting of nineteen elements based on Dublin Core.
*Biological Data Profile of the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
*Webpage (ended January 15, 2012):
Provides a user-defined or theme-specific profile of the FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata to increase its utility for documenting biological resources data and information. This standard serves as the metadata content standard for the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII).
CanCore Learning Resource Metadata Initiative
The CanCore Guidelines for the Access For All Digital Resource Description is synchronized with the IEEE LOM standard, and includes best practice recommendations for all LOM elements.
*Overview of elements reported in a paper: http://cjlt.csj.ualberta.ca/index.php/cjlt/article/view/109/102