# EUDAT Core and Extended metadata schema definitions
This repository contains the working documents and releases of the EUDAT Core and Extended metadata schemas.
In addition, example files and validation scripts are provided.
The EUDAT Core and Extended metadata schemas are heavily based on the DataCite metadata schema, in particular version 4.4. See for more information the [DataCite website](https://schema.datacite.org).
Official releases are made here. Documentation, namespaces and source files of releases are published on https://schema.eudat.eu