The Metadata Content Report is intended to assist users in creating rich metadata records that align with guidance around best practice and "metadata for impact". The report is generated for every record that is ingested (harvest or manual entry) into the RDA Registry and is based on a set of automated tests that check if recommended RIF-CS elements are populated. Each record's metadata report information is then made available via a report icon on the Manage Records page.
To quickly assess a record's Metadata Content Report without viewing the complete record:
All records being harvested or manually added to the registry require a title and a type (e.g. Collection of type dataset). Collections will also be required to have a description. This means that records without a name/title or (for collections) a description, will no longer be automatically published in Research Data Australia (as stated in our Research Data Australia Collection Description Quality Policy).