Document Metadata

Definition(s)

  • Data stored in a document about the document. Often this data is not immediately viewable in software application used to create/edit the document, but often can be accessed via a “properties” view. Contrast with file system metadata and email metadata.  1  2  3
  • Data stored in a document about the document. Often this data is not immediately viewable in software application used to create/edit the document, but often can be accessed via a “properties” view. Example: Last Accessed Date, Last Edited By, Users, etc.

Notes

  1. Fios, E-Discovery Glossaryhttp://discoveryresources.org/01_electronic_discovery_glossary.html 
  2. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  3. RSI, Glossary.