Metadata Authority Description Schema
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Metadata Authority Description Schema (MADS) is an XML schema developed by the United States Library of Congress' Network Development and Standards Office that provides an authority element set to complement the Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS).
- April 2004: Preliminary version for review
- December 2004: Draft for review
- April 2005: Version 1.0 published