Definitions for "Descriptive Metadata"
Keywords:  metadata, discovery, ead, marc, wrapper
Used for discovery and interpretation of the digital object. Descriptive metadata may be referred to externally or indirectly by pointing from the digital wrapper to a metadata object, a MARC record or EAD instance, located elsewhere. See also: metadata Last Reviewed: 2003-05-20
Metadata, often intended for humans, which adds value to the content. This may be descriptions of the producer, scenes, cameras used etc.
Metadata that supports the discovery of a digital object.