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Title:

Generic Examples

Creator:
Diane Hillmann
Date Issued:
2001-04-12
Date Created: 1999-11-14
Identifier:
http://dublincore.org/2001/04/12/usageguide/generic.shtml
Replaces:
http://dublincore.org/2000/07/16/usageguide/generic.shtml
Is Replaced By:
Not applicable
Is Part Of: http://dublincore.org/documents/2001/04/12/usageguide/
Status of Document:
This is a DCMI Working Draft.

6.1 Generic Examples

Content
Intellectual Property
Instantiation
Coverage
Contributor
Date
Description
Creator
Format
Type
Publisher
Identifier
Relation
Rights
Language
Source
Subject
Title

 

4.1. Title

Examples:

Title="A Pilot's Guide to Aircraft Insurance

Title="The Sound of Music"

Title="Green on Greens"

Title="AOPA's Tips on Buying Used Aircraft"

4.2. Author/Creator

Examples:

Creator="Duncan, Phyllis-Anne"

Creator="Melendez Santiago, Maria Luz"

Creator="Maimonides"

Creator="Park Sung Hee"

Creator="United States. Internal Revenue Service"

Creator="Elvis Presley Fan Club"

Creator="Federal Aviation Administration. Aviation Safety Program

Creator="Art Institute of Chicago"

Creator="Association of the Bar of the City of New York"

Creator="Baltimore County Medical Society"

4.3. Subject and Keywords

Examples:

Subject="Aircraft leasing and renting"

Subject="Dogs"

Subject="Olympic skiing"

Subject="Street, Picabo"

4.4. Description

Example:

Description="Illustrated guide to airport markings and lighting signals, with particular reference to SMGCS (Surface Movement Guidance and Control System) for airports with low visibility conditions

4.5. Publisher

Examples:

Publisher="Moguls Anonymous"

Publisher="University of Miami. Dept. of Economics"

Publisher="Microsoft Corporation"

4.6. Other Contributor

Examples:

See examples for Creator.

4. 7. Date

Date="1998-02-16"

Date="1998-02"

Date="1998"

4.8. Resource Type

Examples:

Type="image"

Type="sound"

Type="text"

Electronic art exhibition catalog:
Type="image"
Type="text"

Multimedia educational program with interactive assignments:
Type="text"
Type="image"
Type="software"
Type="interactive"

4.9. Format

Examples:

Format="image/gif"

Title="Dublin Core icon"
Identifier="http://purl.org/metadata/dublin_core/images/dc2.gif"
Type="image"
Format="image/gif 4kB"

Subject="Saturn"
Type="image"
Format="image/gif 640 x 512 pixels"
Identifier="http://www.not.iac.es/newwww/photos/images/satnot.gif"

Title="The Bronco Buster"
Creator="Frederic Remington"
Type="physical object"
Format="bronze 22 in."

4.10. Resource Identifier

Examples:

Identifier="http://purl.oclc.org/metadata/dublin_core/"

Identifier="0385424728" [ISBN]

Identifier="H-A-X 5690B" [publisher number]

4.11. Source

Example:

Source="RC607.A26W574 1996">
[where "RC607.A26W574 1996" is the call number of the print version of the resource, from which the present version was scanned]

4.12. Language

Examples:

Language=en
Language=fr

OR,

Language="en;fr"

OR,

Language="Primarily English, with some abstracts also in French."

Language="en-US"

4.13. Relation

Examples:

Title="Reading Turgenev"
Relation ="IsPartOf Two Lives" [collection of two novellas, one of which is "Reading Turgenev"]

[Part/Whole relations are those in which one resource is a physical or logical part of another]

Title="Candle in the Wind"
Subject="Diana, Princess of Wales"
Date="1997"
Creator="John, Elton"
Type="sound"
Description="Tribute to a dead princess"
Relation="IsVersionOf Elton John's 1976 song Candle in the Wind"

Title="Gombrich's Story of Art"
Relation="HasVersion 13th Edition, 1972"

[Version relations are those in which one resource is an historical state or edition, of another resource by the same creator]

Title="Electronic AACR2"
Relation="IsFormatOf Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition"

Title="Landsat TM dataset of Arnhemland, NT, Australia"
Relation="HasFormat arnhem.gif"

[Format transformation relations are those in which one resource has been derived from another by a reproduction or reformatting technology which is not fundamentally an interpretation but intended to be a representation.]

Title="Morgan's Ancient Society"
Relation="IsReferencedBy Engels' Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State"

Title="Nymphet Mania"
Relation="References Adrian Lyne's 'Lolita'"

[Reference relations are those in which the author of one resource cites, acknowledges, disputes or otherwise make claims about another resource.]

Title="Peter Carey's novel Oscar and Lucinda"
Relation="IsBasisFor 1998 movie Oscar and Lucinda"

Title="The movie My Fair Lady"
Relation="IsBasedOn Shaw's play Pygmalion"

[Creative relations are those in which one resource is a performance, production, derivation, adaptation or interpretation of another resource.]

Title="program.c"
Relation= Requires stdio.h"

Title="List of Internet Media Types" Relation="IsRequiredBy Dublin Core Format element"

[Dependency relations are those in which one resource requires another resource for its functioning, delivery, or content and cannot be used without the related resource being present.]

4.14. Coverage

Examples:

Coverage=1995-1996

Coverage=Boston, MA

OR,

Coverage="17th century"

Coverage="Upstate New York"

4.15. Rights Management

Examples:

Rights="Access limited to members."

Rights="http://cs-tr.cs.cornell.edu/Dienst/Repository/2.0/Terms"

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