Identify Attribute Set for Each Entity
l Descriptive Metadata: assists users in work/object
identification for searching and browsing
l Structural Metadata: arranges entities into logical and physical
l Relational Metadata: connects various types of metadata
elements and entities to enable efficient searching, browsing,
and navigation
l Administrative Metadata: accommodates various managerial
concerns, properties of digital objects, access information,
intellectual property rights information