This book contains the documentation for the Alaska Data Integration Working Group (ADIwg) Metadata Toolkit (standards, applications, libraries, and services).

Open Source Toolkit

The toolkit is open source, public domain, and completely free, the source code for all the tools is available on GitHub.

Issues and questions related to the toolkit should be posted in the issues section of the appropriate respository. Alternatively, send an e-mail to

Help and Support

You can send questions to or create an issue (see above). Of course, we recommend reading through the relevant section(s) of this book to see if your question is covered.

Contribute to this documentation

You can contribute to improve this documentation on GitHub. If you notice a mistake or have a suggestion, you may create an issue here: