Meaningful Data Sharing: Developing the Illinois Data Bank Metadata Framework

Ayla Stein, Elise Dunham

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In Summer 2016, the Illinois Data Bank, the new data repository at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was launched. This paper will cover the development of the repository’s metadata schema, including the team’s decisions in balancing external and internal stakeholder requirements, finding solutions to challenges both foreseen and not, as well as future plans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-83
Number of pages25
JournalJournal of Library Metadata
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 3 2018


  • DataCite
  • data repositories
  • data repository metadata
  • digital repositories
  • metadata
  • metadata design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences


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