Welcome to the MetaMap

The MetaMap is a pedagogical graphic which takes the form of a subway map. Its aim is to help the information science community to understand metadata standards, sets, and initiatives of interest in this area.
Important: in order to be able to use the MetaMap, you need to be able to display SVG graphics.
If you do not have the SVG Viewer plugin, you can download it free of charge. Just click here

Click on the links below to visit the various areas of this site.

 Go directly to the MetaMap
 Go directly to the MetaMap version with an acronym index
 Get the SVG Viewer plugin
  Frequently asked questions about the MetaMap
  Why was the MetaMap created?
  How the MetaMap works
  Get the latest news from the MetaMap  Help to translate the website!
  What is metadata?
  Get more information on the MetaMap
  Send us your comments and suggestions
  MetaMap credits

©2004 James M Turner, Véronique Moal and Julie Desnoyers. All rights reserved
Last update: 2006 02 02