Standard metadata schemas

When FITS is told to output standard XML metadata (e.g. by use of the -x or -xc options on the command-line), the following community-standard XML schemas for technical metadata are used:

For audio: 

Short name AES Audio Object
Full name AES standard for audio metadata – Audio object structures for preservation and restoration
Maintenance organization Audio Engineering Society, Inc. (AES)
Website http://www.aes.org/publications/standards/search.cfm?docID=84
http://www.aes.org/standards/blog/2011/9/aes57-2011-metadata-audio-object

For documents: 

Short name DocumentMD
Full name Document Metadata: document technical metadata for digital preservation
Maintenance organization Florida Virtual Campus / Harvard Library
Website http://fclaweb.fcla.edu/content/format-specific-metadata

For images: 

Short name MIX
Full name NISO Metadata for Images in XML Schema
Maintenance organization Library of Congress (for NISO)
Website http://www.loc.gov/standards/mix/


For text: 

Short name TextMD
Full name Technical Metadata for Text
Maintenance organization Library of Congress
Website http://www.loc.gov/standards/textMD/


For video:

Short name EBUCore
Full name EBUCore metadata
Maintenance organization European Broadcasting Union
Website https://tech.ebu.ch/MetadataEbuCore