The online Geodoc Metadata Editor tool allows users to create, validate, edit, export and import geospatial metadata records. A Geodoc user can store saved metadata records in a private and secure directory accessible only to the user. The UK Access Management Federation provides the Shibboleth authentication service for users to log into Geodoc. Geodoc supports the creation and export of geospatial metadata records as XML output files using the following metadata standards and profiles:
- ISO 19115
- FGDC Dublin Core
- UK AGMAP 2.1 (XML and PDF)
- UK GEMINI 2.2
- Data Documentation Initiative (DDI)
- Geodoc users can also submit their metadata records for quality review and publication on the GoGeo portal. The GoGeo portal offers Geodoc users the option of publishing their records to open or private group metadata catalogues. A GoGeo private catalogue can be created to hold metadata records for an academic institution, department or research group.