Helen Lippell and Peter Jordan, both of the U.K. Government’s Directgov online portal, have published The Metadata Model for Directgov, 10 Legal Information Management 7-9 (no. 1) (2010). Directgov provides access to a great deal of legal information. Here is the abstract:
Peter Jordan and Helen Lippell describe the role of metadata, including taxonomies, in re-designing the flagship government website, Directgov.