The recommendations listed below are semantic or technical specifications that have been approved through DCMI's formal approval process. These specifications are stable and are supported for adoption by the Dublin Core community.
DCMI Metadata Terms -- a one-stop source of up-to-date information on DCMI metadata terms.
Ready-reference subsets of the full set of terms ("DCMI Metadata Terms"):
Community Specification is the status assigned by DCMI to various kinds of specifications put forward for DCMI endorsement for use and publication by Task Groups within DCMI.
Proposed Recommendations are technical specifications that are in the process of being approved through DCMI's formal approval process. These specifications are close to stable and enjoy growing support for adoption by the Dublin Core community.
Working Drafts are documents under development. After completion, Working Drafts are submitted to the DCMI Managing Director for approval through DCMI's formal approval process. Publication as a DCMI Working draft does not imply endorsement of any kind by DCMI.
Process Documents are produced under the responsibility of the DCMI Executive Committee and describe process and procedures relevant for the operation of DCMI and its work structure.
Recommended Resources are resources under the responsibility of the DCMI Technical Board that are recommended as material for use by the DCMI community in support of their use of Dublin Core metadata.
Superseded Recommendations are specifications that have been replaced by newer versions.