Registries and Inventories



Standards guidance for formats and vocabularies when publishing lists of data holdings.

Supporting the LGA and ESD Toolkit to work with to devise an XML format in which the metadata describing Local Authority Open Datasets, can be ‘harvested’ and become searchable at

iStandUK Technical Companion on Registries and Inventories.



  • Technical Companion Document
  • XML Schema
  • Vocabularies


Next Steps

  •  Finalise XML Schema and vocabularies



November 2013

XML Schema refined via email between LeGSB, Esd Toolkit, Led by esd Toolkit.

5th November 2013.

Meeting with and esd toolkit, to inform the development of the XML schema.  Continued refinement via email.

5th August 2013

LeGSB Technical Companion on Registries and Inventories provided to DCLG.