Europeana Data Model (EDM) Documentation
This section gives you the latest documentation related to the Europeana Data Model (EDM).
General EDM factsheet and Presentation
|The EDM Factsheet and an EDM presentation sum up the rationale and expected benefits of EDM.|
|The EDM Primer is the 'story' of EDM and explains how the classes and properties may be used together to model data and support Europeana functionality.|
Mapping Guidelines and EDM objects templates
EDM XML Schema and EDM validation in Oxygen
|The XML Schema for the Europeana Data Model (EDM) allows for automatic validation of EDM metadata represented in EDM. The EDM mapping rules are defined against the official release of the EDM XML Schema. You can download the entire EDM Schema and the latest working versions of all EDM Schema files. The XML Schema for the Europeana Data Model (EDM) allows for automatic validation of EDM metadata represented in EDM. The EDM Validation document explains how to make use of the validation rules with the Oxygen XML editor.|
For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org (using 'EDM' as the email subject line) or find for more technical details on the EDM Prototyping Wiki at http://www.europeanalabs.eu/wiki/EDMPrototyping.