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Dublin Core Collection Description Application Profile

Creator: Dublin Core Collection Description Working Group
Date Issued: 2003-08-25
Identifier: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-application-profile/2003-08-25/
Replaces: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-application-profile/2003-08-12/
Is Replaced By: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-application-profile/2003-11-10/
Latest Version: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-application-profile/
Status of Document: This is a Draft Dublin Core Application Profile.
Description of Document: This document describes the draft application profile for collection-level description developed by the Dublin Core Collection Description Working Group.

Contents

Introduction

[to be completed]

A collection-level description conforming to this profile should itself be described by an appropriate administrative metadata record. This document does not specify the properties to be used in that administrtive metadata record.



Vocabularies/Namespaces used

Vocabulary Name URI Prefix
The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/ dc
Dublin Core Terms http://purl.org/dc/terms/ dcterms
RSLP Collection Description Terms http://purl.org/rslp/terms# rslpcd
DCMI Collection Description Terms http://example.org/dccd/terms/
[to be confirmed]
dccd
DCMI Collection Type Terms http://example.org/dccd/type/
[to be confirmed]
dccdtype


Collection Properties

Shaded entries in the tables below indicate that either the semantics or the usage (e.g. optionality, cardinality, use of Encoding Schemes) of a metadata element have been optimised/localised by this Application Profile.

Identifier [dc:identifier]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/identifier
Name identifier
Label Identifier
Defined By The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/
Definition

A globally unique formal identifier for the collection.

Comments

A URI or other globally unique identifier for the collection.

Note that this identifier should not be the URL for the location of the resource.

Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:URI]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Mandatory
Condition [n/a]
Datatype
Occurrence Minimum: 1, Maximum: unbounded


Title [dc:title]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/title
Name title
Label Title
Defined By The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/
Definition

The name of the collection.

Comments

Enter the name of the collection preserving the original wording, order and spelling. Punctuation need not reflect the usage of the original. Subtitles should be separated from the title by a colon, for example:

Voices from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection

Where a collection has a well known acronym it should be provided in parentheses after the name, for example:

The Wilfred Owen Multimedia Digital Archive (WOMDA)
Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Mandatory
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 1, Maximum: unbounded


Alternative Title [dcterms:alternative]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/alternative
Name alternative
Label Alternative Title
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

Any form of the name used as a substitute or alternative to the formal name of the collection.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Title, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:title]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/title
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Description [dc:description]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/description
Name description
Label Description
Defined By The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/
Definition

A description of the collection.

Comments

A free text summary of the collection.

Although a description might contain detailed subject-specific information, at least part of the description should be understandable by an end-user with no specialist knowledge of the subject area.

Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Mandatory
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 1, Maximum: unbounded


Strength [rslpcd:strength]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#strength
Name strength
Label Strength
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

An indication (free text or formalised) of the strength(s) of the collection.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Description, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:description]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/description
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Physical Characteristics [dc:format]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/format
Name format
Label Physical Characteristics
Defined By The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/
Definition

The physical or digital characteristics of the collection.

Comments

The statement may include an indication of the number of items in the collection, the total duration of items and physical or digital space requirements.

Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Language [dc:language]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/language
Name language
Label Language
Defined By The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/
Definition

The language of the items in the collection.

Comments

Enter language names in the format defined by by RFC-3066 or ISO 639-2.

RFC-3066 includes a two-letter language code ISO 639 part 1 or a three-letter code taken from ISO 639 part 2, followed optionally by a two-letter country code (taken from the ISO 3166 standard). For example, 'en' for English, 'fr' for French, or 'en-GB' for English used in the United Kingdom. When a language in ISO 639 has both a two-letter and three-letter code, use the two-letter code; when it has only a three-letter code, use the three-letter code.

ISO 639-2 provides a list of three-letter language codes. For example, 'eng' for English.

Where more than one language is provided, a repeated attribute should be used for each.

Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme ISO639-2, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:ISO639-2]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/ISO639-2
Uses Encoding Scheme RFC3066, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:RFC3066]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/RFC3066
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Type [dc:type]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type
Name type
Label Type
Defined By The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/
Definition

The type of the collection.

Comments
Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary, DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary [dccd:CLDT]
http://example.org/dccd/terms/CLDT
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Access Rights [dcterms:accessRights]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/accessRights
Name accessRights
Label Access Rights
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

A statement of any access restrictions placed on the collection, including allowed users, charges, etc.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Rights, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:rights]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/rights
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Accrual Status [rslpcd:accrualStatus]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#accrualStatus
Name accrualStatus
Label Accrual Status
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

A statement of accrual policy (closed, passive, active, partial/selective), accrual method (purchase, deposit)) and accrual periodicity (closed, irregular, periodic).

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Description, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:description]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/description
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Legal Status [rslpcd:legalStatus]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#legalStatus
Name legalStatus
Label Legal Status
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

A statement of the legal status of the collection.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Description, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:description]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/description
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Custodial History [rslpcd:custodialHistory]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#custodialHistory
Name custodialHistory
Label Custodial History
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

A statement of any changes in ownership and custody of the collection that are significant for its authenticity, integrity and interpretation.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Description, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:description]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/description
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Audience [dcterms:audience]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/audience
Name audience
Label Audience
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

A class of entity for whom the collection is intended or useful.

Comments [n/a]
Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String, with optional language identifier
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Location [rslpcd:hasLocation]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#hasLocation
Name hasLocation
Label Location
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

The identifier for the physical or online (digital) location of the collection.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:relation]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:URI]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Subject [dc:subject]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/subject
Name subject
Label Subject
Defined By The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/
Definition

A concept (keyword) of the items in the collection.

Comments

Keywords or subject descriptors associated with items in the collection.

The terms used indicate the subject matter of the collection.

Recommended best practice is to select terms from LCSH level 1.

Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme Library of Congress Subject Headings, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:LCSH]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/LCSH
Uses Encoding Scheme Library of Congress Classification, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:LCC]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/LCC
Uses Encoding Scheme Medical Subject Headings, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:MESH]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/MESH
Uses Encoding Scheme Dewey Decimal Classification, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:DDC]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/DDC
Uses Encoding Scheme Universal Decimal Classification, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:UDC]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/UDC
Uses Encoding Scheme UNESCO Thesaurus, DCMI Collection Description Terms [dccd:UNESCO]
http://example.org/dccd/terms/UNESCO
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Object [rslpcd:objectName]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#objectName
Name objectName
Label Object
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

An object name associated with the items in the collection.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Subject, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:subject]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/subject
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Name [rslpcd:agentName]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#agentName
Name agentName
Label Name
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

A personal or corporate name associated with the items in the collection.

Comments

If no scheme is used, enter personal names, where possible, surname first followed by a comma and the elements of the name that usually precede the entry element.

Enter corporate names in direct form.

For more precise rules see AACR2 chapters 20-24.

Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Subject, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:subject]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/subject
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Spatial Coverage [dcterms:spatial]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/spatial
Name spatial
Label Spatial Coverage
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

The spatial coverage of the items in the collection.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Coverage, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:coverage]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/coverage
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Temporal Coverage [dcterms:temporal]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/temporal
Name temporal
Label Temporal Coverage
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

The temporal coverage of the items in the collection.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Coverage, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:coverage]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/coverage
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Accumulation Date Range [rslpcd:accumulationDateRange]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#accumulationDateRange
Name accumulationDateRange
Label Accumulation Date Range
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

The range of dates over which the collection was accumulated.

Comments

Enter a date range - two dates separated by a forward-slash (/). Each date should be entered according to the W3C note on 'Date and Time Formats', <http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime>. Null dates may be used to indicate open-ended date ranges.

All the following are examples of valid date ranges:

1888/1894
1960/
2000-02/2000-06

indicating, '1888 to 1894 inclusive', '1960 onwards' and 'February 2000 to June 2000 inclusive' respectively.

Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Date, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:date]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/date
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme RSLP Date Range, RSLP Collection Description Terms [rslpcd:DateRange]
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#DateRange
Uses Encoding Scheme W3C Date-Time Format, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:W3CDTF]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/W3CDTF
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Contents Date Range [rslpcd:contentsDateRange]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#contentsDateRange
Name contentsDateRange
Label Contents Date Range
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

The range of dates of the individual items within the collection.

Comments

Enter a date range - two dates separated by a forward-slash (/). Each date should be entered according to the W3C note on 'Date and Time Formats', <http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime>. Null dates may be used to indicate open-ended date ranges.

All the following are examples of valid date ranges:

1888/1894
1960/
2000-02/2000-06

indicating, '1888 to 1894 inclusive', '1960 onwards' and 'February 2000 to June 2000 inclusive' respectively.

Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Date, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:date]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/date
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme RSLP Date Range, RSLP Collection Description Terms [rslpcd:DateRange]
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#DateRange
Uses Encoding Scheme W3C Date-Time Format, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:W3CDTF]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/W3CDTF
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype String
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Collector [dc:creator]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/creator
Name creator
Label Collector
Defined By The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/
Definition

An entity who gathers (or gathered) the items in a collection together.

Comments

Typically the name of the Collector should be used to indicate the entity.

Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Owner [rslpcd:owner]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#owner
Name owner
Label Owner
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

An entity who has legal possession of the collection.

Comments

Typically the name of the Owner should be used to indicate the entity.

Type of Term Element
Refines [n/a]
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme [n/a]
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Sub-collection [dcterms:hasPart]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/hasPart
Name hasPart
Label Sub-collection
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

The identifier or name of a second collection contained within the current collection.

Comments

Enter the name or identifier of the collection referred to.

If a name is entered, the data entry guidelines for collection names should be followed.

If a URI is entered, it should be fully specified, for example:

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html
urn:x-cld:950615195-30859
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:relation]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:URI]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Super-collection [dcterms:isPartOf]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/isPartOf
Name isPartOf
Label Super-collection
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

The identifier or name of a second collection that contains the current collection.

Comments

Enter the name or identifier of the collection referred to.

If a name is entered, the data entry guidelines for collection names should be followed.

If a URI is entered, it should be fully specified, for example:

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html
urn:x-cld:950615195-30859
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:relation]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:URI]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Catalogue or description [rslpcd:hasDescription]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#hasDescription
Name hasDescription
Label Catalogue or description
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

The identifier or name of a second collection that describes the current collection (for example, the catalogue for the current collection).

Comments

Enter the name or identifier of the collection referred to.

If a name is entered, the data entry guidelines for collection names should be followed.

If a URI is entered, it should be fully specified, for example:

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html
urn:x-cld:950615195-30859
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:relation]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:URI]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Described collection [rslpcd:isDescriptionOf]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#isDescriptionOf
Name isDescriptionOf
Label Described collection
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

The identifier or name of a second collection that is described by the current collection.

Comments

Enter the name or identifier of the collection referred to.

If a name is entered, the data entry guidelines for collection names should be followed.

If a URI is entered, it should be fully specified, for example:

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html
urn:x-cld:950615195-30859
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:relation]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:URI]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Associated collection [rslpcd:hasAssociation]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#hasAssociation
Name hasAssociation
Label Associated collection
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

The identifier or name of a second collection that is associated by provenance with the current collection.

Comments

Enter the name or identifier of the collection referred to.

If a name is entered, the data entry guidelines for collection names should be followed.

If a URI is entered, it should be fully specified, for example:

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html
urn:x-cld:950615195-30859
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:relation]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:URI]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded


Associated publication [rslpcd:hasPublication]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#hasPublication
Name hasPublication
Label Associated publication
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

The identifier or name of a publication that is based on the use, study, or analysis of the collection.

Comments
Type of Term Element Refinement
Refines Relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:relation]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Refined by [n/a]
Uses Encoding Scheme Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:URI]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI
Similar to [n/a]
Obligation Optional
Condition [n/a]
Datatype
Occurrence Minimum: 0, Maximum: unbounded

Encoding Schemes Used

Uniform Resource Identifier [dcterms:URI]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI
Name URI
Label Uniform Resource Identifier
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

Uniform Resource Identifier.

Comments
See Also http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2396.txt
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Identifier, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:identifier]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/identifier
Encoding Scheme for Super-Collection, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:isPartOf]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/isPartOf
Encoding Scheme for Sub-Collection, Dublin Core Terms [dcterms:hasPart]
http://purl.org/dc/terms/hasPart
Encoding Scheme for Catalogue or Description, RSLP Collection Description Terms [rslpcd:hasDescription]
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#hasDescription
Encoding Scheme for Described Collection, RSLP Collection Description Terms [rslpcd:isDescriptionOf]
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#isDescriptionOf
Encoding Scheme for Associated Collection, RSLP Collection Description Terms [rslpcd:hasAssociation]
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#hasAssociation
Encoding Scheme for Associated Publication, RSLP Collection Description Terms [rslpcd:hasPublication]
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#hasPublication


RFC3066 [dcterms:RFC3066]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/RFC3066
Name RFC3066
Label RFC 3066
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

Internet RFC 3066 'Tags for the Identification of Languages' specifies a primary subtag which is a two-letter code taken from ISO 639 part 1 or a three-letter code taken from ISO 639 part 2, followed optionally by a two-letter country code taken from ISO 3166. When a language in ISO 639 has both a two-letter and three-letter code, use the two-letter code; when it has only a three-letter code, use the three-letter code. This RFC replaces RFC 1766.

Comments
See Also http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3066.txt
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Language, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:language]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/language


ISO639-2 [dcterms:ISO639-2]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/ISO639-2
Name ISO639-2
Label ISO 639-2
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

ISO 639-2: Codes for the representation of names of languages.

Comments
See Also http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Language, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:language]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/language


Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) [dcterms:LCSH]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/LCSH
Name LCSH
Label LCSH
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

Library of Congress Subject Headings.

Comments
See Also http://lcweb.loc.gov/cds/lcsh.html
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Subject, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:subject]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/subject


Library of Congress Classification (LCC) [dcterms:LCC]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/LCC
Name LCC
Label LCC
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

Library of Congress Classification.

Comments
See Also http://lcweb.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/lcco.html
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Subject, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:subject]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/subject


Medical Subject Headings (MESH) [dcterms:MESH]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/MESH
Name MESH
Label MeSH
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

Medical Subject Headings.

Comments
See Also http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/meshhome.html
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Subject, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:subject]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/subject


Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) [dcterms:DDC]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/DDC
Name DDC
Label DDC
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

Dewey Decimal Classification.

Comments
See Also http://www.oclc.org/dewey/
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Subject, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:subject]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/subject


Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) [dcterms:UDC]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/UDC
Name UDC
Label UDC
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

Universal Decimal Classification.

Comments
See Also http://www.udcc.org/
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Subject, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:subject]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/subject


UNESCO Thesaurus [dccd:UNESCO]

Identifier http://example.org/dccd/terms/UNESCO
Name UNESCO
Label UNESCO
Defined By DC Collection Description Terms
http://example.org/dccd/terms/
Definition

The UNESCO Thesaurus is a controlled vocabulary which includes subject terms for the following areas of knowledge: education, science, culture, social and human sciences, information and communication, and politics, law and economics. It also includes the names of countries and groupings of countries: political, economic, geographic, ethnic and religious, and linguistic groupings.

Comments
See Also http://www.ulcc.ac.uk/unesco/
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Subject, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:subject]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/subject


W3C Date and Time Format (W3CDTF) [dcterms:W3CDTF]

Identifier http://purl.org/dc/terms/W3CDTF
Name W3CDTF
Label W3C-DTF
Defined By Dublin Core Terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
Definition

W3C Encoding rules for dates and times - a profile based on ISO 8601.

Comments
See Also http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for


RSLP Date Range [rslpcd:DateRange]

Identifier http://purl.org/rslp/terms#DateRange
Name DateRange
Label RSLP Date Range
Defined By RSLP Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/rslp/terms#
Definition

A date range - two dates separated by a forward-slash (/). Each date should be entered according to the W3C note on 'Date and Time Formats'. Null dates may be used to indicate open-ended date ranges.

Comments
See Also http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/rslp/tool/?mode=printGuide
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Contents Date Range, RSLP Collection Description Terms, [rslpcd:contentsDateRange]
http://purl.org/rslp/terms/contentsDateRange
Encoding Scheme for Accumulation Date Range, RSLP Collection Description Terms, [rslpcd:accumulationDateRange]
http://purl.org/rslp/terms/accumulationDateRange


DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary [dccd:CLDT]

Identifier http://example.org/dccd/terms#CLDT
Name CLDT
Label DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary
Defined By DC Collection Description Terms
http://example.org/dccd/terms/
Definition

A list of types that categorize the collection according to the nature of the items in the collection.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Encoding Scheme
Encoding Scheme for Type, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1 [dc:type]
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type


DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary

Collection - Dataset [dccdtype:CollectionDataset]

Identifier http://example.org/dccd/type/CollectionDataset
Name CollectionDataset
Label Collection - Dataset
Defined By DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/dccd/type/
Definition

A collection of items of type Dataset where a Dataset is information encoded in a defined structure (for example, lists, tables, and databases), intended to be useful for direct machine processing.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Vocabulary Term
SubClass Of Collection, Dublin Core Type Vocabulary [dcmitype:Collection]
http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/Collection


Collection - Image [dccdtype:CollectionImage]

Identifier http://example.org/dccd/type/CollectionImage
Name CollectionImage
Label Collection - Image
Defined By DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/dccd/type/
Definition

A collection of items of type Image, where an Image is a primarily symbolic visual representation other than text. For example - images and photographs of physical objects, paintings, prints, drawings, other images and graphics, animations and moving pictures, film, diagrams, maps, musical notation. Note that image may include both electronic and physical representations.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Vocabulary Term
SubClass Of Collection, Dublin Core Type Vocabulary [dcmitype:Collection]
http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/Collection


Collection - Moving Image [dccdtype:CollectionMovingImage]



Collection - Still Image [dccdtype:CollectionStillImage]



Collection - Image [dccdtype:CollectionInteractiveResource]

Identifier http://example.org/dccd/type/CollectionInteractiveResource
Name CollectionInteractiveResource
Label Collection - Interactive Resource
Defined By DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/dccd/type/
Definition

A collection of items of type Interactive Resource, where an an interactive resource is a resource which requires interaction from the user to be understood, executed, or experienced. For example - forms on web pages, applets, multimedia learning objects, chat services, virtual reality.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Vocabulary Term
SubClass Of Collection, Dublin Core Type Vocabulary [dcmitype:Collection]
http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/Collection


Collection - Physical Object [dccdtype:CollectionPhysicalObject]

Identifier http://example.org/dccd/type/CollectionPhysicalObject
Name CollectionPhysicalObject
Label Collection - Physical Object
Defined By DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/dccd/type/
Definition

A collection of items of type Physical Object, where a Physical Object is an inanimate, three-dimensional object or substance. For example -- a computer, the great pyramid, a sculpture. Note that digital representations of, or surrogates for, these things should use Image, Text or one of the other types.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Vocabulary Term
SubClass Of Collection, Dublin Core Type Vocabulary [dcmitype:Collection]
http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/Collection


Collection - Software [dccdtype:CollectionSoftware]

Identifier http://example.org/dccd/type/CollectionSoftware
Name CollectionSoftware
Label Collection - Software
Defined By DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/dccd/type/
Definition

A collection of items of type Software, where Software is a computer program in source or compiled form which may be available for installation non-transiently on another machine. For software which exists only to create an interactive environment, use Interactive Resource instead.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Vocabulary Term
SubClass Of Collection, Dublin Core Type Vocabulary [dcmitype:Collection]
http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/Collection


Collection - Sound [dccdtype:CollectionSound]

Identifier http://example.org/dccd/type/CollectionSound
Name CollectionSound
Label Collection - Sound
Defined By DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/dccd/type/
Definition

A collection of items of type Sound, where a Sound is a resource whose content is primarily intended to be rendered as audio. For example - a music playback file format, an audio compact disc, and recorded speech or sounds.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Vocabulary Term
SubClass Of Collection, Dublin Core Type Vocabulary [dcmitype:Collection]
http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/Collection


Collection - Text [dccdtype:CollectionText]

Identifier http://example.org/dccd/type/CollectionText
Name CollectionText
Label Collection - Text
Defined By DCMI Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/dccd/type/
Definition

A collection of items of type Text, where a Text is a resource whose content is primarily words for reading. For example - books, letters, dissertations, poems, newspapers, articles, archives of mailing lists. Note that facsimiles or images of texts are still of the genre text.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Vocabulary Term
SubClass Of Collection, Dublin Core Type Vocabulary [dcmitype:Collection]
http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/Collection


Changes made in this version

  • Amended description of attributes Collector and Owner (property dc:creator, cld:owner) to make them consistent with DCMI wording
  • Changed attribute Access Control (property cld:accessControl) to Access Rights (property dcterms:accessRights)

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