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List of Metadata Tools

  • Morpho

    An application for accessing and manipulating metadata and data (both locally and on the network), with wizards creating metadata files using a subset of Ecological Metadata Language (EML).

  • ncISO

    A package of tools that facilitates the generation of ISO 19115-2 metadata from NetCDF data sources.

  • NetCDF

    A set of software libraries and self-describing, machine-independent data formats that conform to the CF metadata conventions. They support the creation, access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data.


    Repository software for organising, viewing, analysing and sharing biological microscopy images. It supports proprietary file formats but normalises to OME-TIFF/OME-XML.

  • OpenAIRE Validator

    This service validates OAI-PMH metadata records against the OpenAIRE Guidelines for publication repositories, data archives and current research information systems.

  • PATRIC Download Tool

    Tool for downloading data from PATRIC.

  • PDBx/mmCIF Software Resources

    Parsing, validation, and visualization tools and libraries supporting PDBx/mmCIF, the data standard used by the Worldwide Protein Data Bank.

  • PIMMS - Portable Infrastructure for the Metafor Metadata System

    A methodology and toolset for documenting climatology simulation experiments using the Common Information Model(CIM).

  • ProteoRed Tools

    Bioinformatics tools to create and extract metadata compliant with the MIBBI-registered MIAPE minimum requirements.

  • Pure

    Current research information system developed by Elsevier that implements the CERIF standard.