Aristotle Metadata announces outcomes of December 2023 IRAP assessment

Aristotle Metadata Registry v1.5 released

Today we are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the Aristotle Metadata Registry to PyPI – version 1.5.

This release, possible thanks to the support of Data61, includes a number of new features, usability improvements and bug fixes. This release also includes a new darker default theme that improves compliance with WCAG accessibility requirements. This version also incorporates new components from ISO/IEC 11179 necessary for documenting the metadata structures for linked data.

Key details for this release:


  • Aristotle Metadata Registry now has support for Relations from the ISO/IEC 11179 data model. This allows users to define custom relationships between metadata to create new ontologies.
  • Support for Python 3 and MariaDB
  • Search engine improvements, including generated sitemaps to improve search engine rankings and google site search declarations to improve visibility in site rankings.


  • User dashboard improvements including shortcut buttons for common actions, favourites list in the dashboard home screen
  • Improvements to how Data Element Derivations are managed and edited
  • Visual tweaks to creation wizards to show search terms
  • Added a new way to bulk add key-value pairs using slots and added an associated bulk action

A full list of features, improvements and bug fixes is available on the GitHub release page.