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Dublin Core Collection Description Terms

Creator: Dublin Core Collection Description Task Group
Date Issued: 2007-03-09
Identifier: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-terms/2007-03-09/
Replaces: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-terms/2006-08-24/
Is Replaced By: Not applicable
Latest Version: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-terms/
Description of Document: This document describes the new properties, classes, vocabulary encoding schemes and syntax encoding schemes created for use by the application profile for collection-level description developed by the Dublin Core Collection Description Task Group.

Introduction

This document describes the new properties, classes, vocabulary encoding schemes and syntax encoding schemes created for use by the application profile for collection-level description developed by the Dublin Core Collection Description Task Group.

A representation of the terms in this vocabulary is also available as an RDF/XML document.

Note

Where the names are listed below as Qualified Names, prefixes are assumed to be associated with Namespace Names as follows:

Properties

Item Type (Property cld:itemType)

Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/itemType
Qualified Name cld:itemType
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Property
Domain dcmitype:Collection
Range rdfs:Class
Has Inverse Property [n/a]
Subproperty Of [n/a]
Label Item Type
Definition

The nature or genre of the content of one or more items within the collection.



Item Format (Property cld:itemFormat)

Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/itemFormat
Qualified Name cld:itemFormat
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Property
Domain dcmitype:Collection
Range  
Has Inverse Property [n/a]
Subproperty Of [n/a]
Label Item Format
Definition

A media type, physical or digital, of one or more items within the collection.



Date Items Created (Property cld:dateItemsCreated)

Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/dateItemsCreated
Qualified Name cld:dateItemsCreated
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Property
Domain dcmitype:Collection
Range  
Has Inverse Property [n/a]
Subproperty Of dc:date, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/date
Label Date Items Created
Definition

A range of dates over which the individual items within the collection were created.



Is Located At (Property cld:isLocatedAt)

Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/isLocatedAt
Qualified Name cld:isLocatedAt
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Property
Domain dcmitype:Collection
Range  
Has Inverse Property [n/a]
Subproperty Of dc:relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Label Is Located At
Definition

A location where the collection is held.

Comments

A location may be physical or digital. A location is distinct from an agency that administers the location.

See Also An Analytical Model of Collections and their Catalogues
http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/rslp/model/


Is Accessed Via (Property cld:isAccessedVia)

Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/isAccessedVia
Qualified Name cld:isAccessedVia
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Property
Domain dcmitype:Collection
Range dcmitype:Service
Has Inverse Property [n/a]
Subproperty Of dc:relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Label Is Accessed Via
Definition

A service that provides access to the items within the collection.

Comments

A service may be provided physically or digitally.



Catalogue or Index (Property cld:catalogueOrIndex)

Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/catalogueOrIndex
Qualified Name cld:catalogueOrIndex
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Property
Domain dcmitype:Collection
Range cdtype:CatalogueOrIndex
Range dcmitype:Collection
Has Inverse Property cld:describedCollection, Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Subproperty Of dc:description, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/description
Label Catalogue or Index
Definition

A catalogue for, or index of, the collection

See Also An Analytical Model of Collections and their Catalogues
http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/rslp/model/


Described Collection (Property cld:describedCollection)

Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/describedCollection
Qualified Name cld:describedCollection
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Property
Domain cdtype:CatalogueOrIndex
Domain dcmitype:Collection
Range dcmitype:Collection
Has Inverse Property cld:collectionDescription, Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Subproperty Of dc:relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Label Described Collection
Definition

A collection that is described by the current collection.

See Also An Analytical Model of Collections and their Catalogues
http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/rslp/model/


Associated Collection (Property cld:associatedCollection)

Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/associatedCollection
Qualified Name cld:associatedCollection
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Property
Domain dcmitype:Collection
Range dcmitype:Collection
Has Inverse Property [n/a]
Subproperty Of dc:relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Label Associated Collection
Definition

A second collection that is associated with the current collection.

Comments

The nature of the association between the collections is unspecified. The property may be used to reference any collection related in some way to the current collection.



Vocabulary Encoding Schemes

Collection Description Accrual Method Vocabulary [cld:AccrualMethod]

Vocabulary Encoding Scheme URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/AccrualMethod
Qualified Name cld:AccrualMethod
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Vocabulary Encoding Scheme
Label Collection Description Accrual Method Vocabulary
Definition

A set of methods by which items are added to a collection.

Comments [n/a]
See Also http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/accrual-method/
See Also http://purl.org/cld/accmeth/


Collection Description Frequency Vocabulary [cld:Frequency]

Vocabulary Encoding Scheme URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/Frequency
Qualified Name cld:Frequency
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Vocabulary Encoding Scheme
Label Collection Description Frequency Vocabulary
Definition

A set of frequencies with which a repeatable event occurs.

Comments

The Collection Description Frequency Vocabulary is based on the set of codes used for publication frequency in the MARC 21 Concise Format for Holdings Data.

See Also http://www.loc.gov/marc/holdings/echdcapt.html
See Also http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/frequency/
See Also http://purl.org/cld/freq/


Collection Description Accrual Policy Vocabulary [cld:AccrualPolicy]

Vocabulary Encoding Scheme URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/AccrualPolicy
Qualified Name cld:AccrualPolicy
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Vocabulary Encoding Scheme
Label Collection Description Accrual Policy Vocabulary
Definition

A set of policies governing the addition of items are added to a collection.

Comments [n/a]
See Also http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/accrual-policy/
See Also http://purl.org/cld/accpol/


Syntax Encoding Schemes



Recordkeeping Metadata Schema Extension to ISO8601 [cld:RKMS-ISO8601]

Syntax Encoding Scheme URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/RKMS-ISO8601
Qualified Name cld:RKMS-ISO8601
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://purl.org/cld/terms/
Type of Term Syntax Encoding Scheme
Label Recordkeeping Metadata Schema Extension to ISO8601
Definition

Instances of this datatype are dates or periods of time represented as literals according to the rules specified in Recordkeeping Metadata Schema Extension to ISO8601.

Comments [n/a]
See Also http://www.sims.monash.edu.au/research/rcrg/research/spirt/deliver/schemes.html#rkmsextension

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