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Dublin Core Collection Type (CLDType) Vocabulary

Creator: Dublin Core Collection Description Working Group
Date Issued: 2003-11-10
Identifier: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-type/2003-11-10/
Replaces: Not applicable
Is Replaced By: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-type/2005-03-19/
Latest Version: http://dublincore.org/groups/collections/colldesc-type/
Description of Document: This document describes the collection type vocabulary used by the application profile for collection-level description developed by the Dublin Core Collection Description Working Group.

Collection Type Vocabulary [cld:CLDType]

Note

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

Identifier http://example.org/cld/terms#CLDT
Name CLDT
Label Collection Type Vocabulary
Defined By Collection Description Terms
http://example.org/cld/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


Vocabulary Terms

Collection - Dataset [cldtype:CollectionDataset]

Identifier http://example.org/cld/type#CollectionDataset
Name CollectionDataset
Label Collection - Dataset
Defined By Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/cld/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 [cldtype:CollectionImage]

Identifier http://example.org/cld/type#CollectionImage
Name CollectionImage
Label Collection - Image
Defined By Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/cld/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 [cldtype:CollectionMovingImage]

Identifier http://example.org/cld/type#CollectionMovingImage
Name CollectionMovingImage
Label Collection - Moving Image
Defined By Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/cld/type#
Definition

A collection of items of type Moving Image, where a Moving Image is a series of visual representations that, when shown in succession, impart an impression of motion. For example, an animation, movie, television, video, zoetrope, or visual output from a simulation.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Vocabulary Term
SubClass Of CollectionImage, Collection Type Vocabulary [cldtype:CollectionImage]
http://example.org/cldtype/CollectionImage


Collection - Still Image [cldtype:CollectionStillImage]

Identifier http://example.org/cld/type#CollectionStillImage
Name CollectionStillImage
Label Collection - Still Image
Defined By Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/cld/type#
Definition

A collection of items of type Still Image, where a Still Image is a a static visual representation other than text. For example, a picture, photograph, painting, drawing, graphic design, plan, map, or musical score. Note that a Still Image may be manifested in physical and electronic forms.

Comments
See Also
Type of Term Vocabulary Term
SubClass Of CollectionImage, Collection Type Vocabulary [cldtype:CollectionImage]
http://example.org/cldtype/CollectionImage


Collection - Interactive Resource [cldtype:CollectionInteractiveResource]

Identifier http://example.org/cld/type#CollectionInteractiveResource
Name CollectionInteractiveResource
Label Collection - Interactive Resource
Defined By Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/cld/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 [cldtype:CollectionPhysicalObject]

Identifier http://example.org/cld/type#CollectionPhysicalObject
Name CollectionPhysicalObject
Label Collection - Physical Object
Defined By Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/cld/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 [cldtype:CollectionSoftware]

Identifier http://example.org/cld/type#CollectionSoftware
Name CollectionSoftware
Label Collection - Software
Defined By Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/cld/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 [cldtype:CollectionSound]

Identifier http://example.org/cld/type#CollectionSound
Name CollectionSound
Label Collection - Sound
Defined By Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/cld/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 [cldtype:CollectionText]

Identifier http://example.org/cld/type#CollectionText
Name CollectionText
Label Collection - Text
Defined By Collection Type Vocabulary
http://example.org/cld/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


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