CSWClient – is a QGIS plugin that makes easier work with OGC Catalogue Services. It allows to discover, browse and query metadata about spatial data, services and related resources.

Among key features:

  • servers management (add new, edit or delete existing, import and export)
  • displaying information about selected server
  • search by keywords (single keyword or comma-separated list)
  • set boundaries of the area of interest by entering coordinates or using current map extent
  • displaying detailed info on selected record
  • for some data types it is possible to open URL in browser or create new entry in QGIS WMS server list

More details in English and in Russian.