ANSI/NISO Z39.87-2006 (R2017) Data Dictionary - Technical Metadata for Digital Still Images


This standard defines a set of metadata elements for raster digital images to enable users to develop, exchange, and interpret digital image files. The dictionary has been designed to facilitate interoperability between systems, services, and software as well as to support the longterm management of and continuing access to digital image collections.


Approved December 18, 2006
by the American National Standards Institute
Reaffirmed April 3, 2017