AUTHORITY: OMB Circular A-16 - http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/circulars/a016/a016_rev.html; Executive Order 12906 - http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/npr/library/direct/orders/20fa.html; OMB Circular A-119 - http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/circulars_a119

PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: Provide an online registration system for developers of ISO Geospatial Metadata Editors, either public or private entities, to voluntarily describe their metadata tools. Developers will be asked to include information such as features of the editor, its functionality, supported standards, and point of contact information through a login-based, online form.

ROUTINE USE: The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) will make the information collected available on the Web in the form of a simple registry type database. FGDC Metadata Working Group members as well as non-members including geospatial metadata implementers from private sector, academia, all forms of government, and the general public, will have read-only access to the editor information published in the registry.

DISCLOSURE IS VOLUNTARY: All information is voluntary. Individuals have the option to not provide the information in which case the account won’t be created and no information will be submitted.

The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.) requires us to inform you that this information is being collected to provide an online registration system for developers of ISO Geospatial Metadata Editors, either public or private entities, to voluntarily describe their metadata tools. Developers will be asked to include information such as features of the editor, its functionality, supported standards, and point of contact information through a login-based, online form. Response to this requiest is voluntary. Public reporting for this form is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions and completing the form. A Federal agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. Comments regarding this collection of information should be directed to: Bureau Clearance officer, U.S. Geological Survey, gs_info-collections@usgs.gov