A legal document giving official permission to do something with the resource. 2008-01-14 License 2004-06-14 Date Modified 2000-07-11 Date on which the resource was changed. 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 A summary of the resource. Abstract Location A spatial region or named place. 2008-01-14 A related resource that supplants, displaces, or supersedes the described resource. Is Replaced By This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 The set of tags constructed according to RFC 3066 for the identification of languages. 2002-07-13 RFC 3066 has been obsoleted by RFC 4646. RFC 3066 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 The set of conceptual resources specified by the Library of Congress Classification. LCC 2008-01-14 An entity responsible for making the resource available. 2008-01-14 Examples of a Publisher include a person, an organization, or a service. Typically, the name of a Publisher should be used to indicate the entity. Publisher The set of tags constructed according to RFC 4646 for the identification of languages. 2008-01-14 RFC 4646 RFC 4646 obsoletes RFC 3066. Examples include paper, canvas, or DVD. A physical material or carrier. 2008-01-14 Physical Medium 2008-01-14 Information about rights held in and over the resource. Typically, rights information includes a statement about various property rights associated with the resource, including intellectual property rights. Rights 2008-01-14 Creator An entity primarily responsible for making the resource. Examples of a Creator include a person, an organization, or a service. Typically, the name of a Creator should be used to indicate the entity. 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 A related resource that references, cites, or otherwise points to the described resource. This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. Is Referenced By The described resource may be derived from the related resource in whole or in part. Recommended best practice is to identify the related resource by means of a string conforming to a formal identification system. Source This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 A related resource from which the described resource is derived. 2008-01-14 A related resource that is a version, edition, or adaptation of the described resource. This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. 2000-07-11 Has Version Access Rights may include information regarding access or restrictions based on privacy, security, or other policies. Information about who can access the resource or an indication of its security status. 2003-02-15 Access Rights 2008-01-14 This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. Is Required By 2008-01-14 A related resource that requires the described resource to support its function, delivery, or coherence. 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 The set of labeled concepts specified by the Medical Subject Headings. MeSH 2000-07-11 Identifier 2008-01-14 Recommended best practice is to identify the resource by means of a string conforming to a formal identification system. An unambiguous reference to the resource within a given context. 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 An entity that mediates access to the resource and for whom the resource is intended or useful. Mediator In an educational context, a mediator might be a parent, teacher, teaching assistant, or care-giver. 2001-05-21 A location, period of time, or jurisdiction. Location, Period, or Jurisdiction 2008-01-14 A plan or course of action by an authority, intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters. Policy 2008-01-14 A related resource that is required by the described resource to support its function, delivery, or coherence. Requires 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. NLM 2008-01-14 The set of conceptual resources specified by the National Library of Medicine Classification. 2005-06-13 2003-02-15 A bibliographic reference for the resource. Recommended practice is to include sufficient bibliographic detail to identify the resource as unambiguously as possible. Bibliographic Citation 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 Date Submitted Examples of resources to which a Date Submitted may be relevant are a thesis (submitted to a university department) or an article (submitted to a journal). 2002-07-13 Date of submission of the resource. 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 UDC The set of conceptual resources specified by the Universal Decimal Classification. 2000-07-11 DCMI Period The set of time intervals defined by their limits according to the DCMI Period Encoding Scheme. 2008-01-14 Provenance A statement of any changes in ownership and custody of the resource since its creation that are significant for its authenticity, integrity, and interpretation. 2004-09-20 2008-01-14 The statement may include a description of any changes successive custodians made to the resource. The distinction between titles and alternative titles is application-specific. 2008-01-14 An alternative name for the resource. 2000-07-11 Alternative Title In current practice, this term is used primarily with literal values; however, there are important uses with non-literal values as well. As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is leaving this range unspecified pending an investigation of options. 2008-01-14 This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. Has Part 2000-07-11 A related resource that is included either physically or logically in the described resource. 2008-01-14 The extent or range of judicial, law enforcement, or other authority. Jurisdiction 2008-01-14 Agent Examples of Agent include person, organization, and software agent. A resource that acts or has the power to act. A person or organization owning or managing rights over the resource. 2008-01-14 Rights Holder 2004-06-14 2000-07-11 The material or physical carrier of the resource. Medium 2008-01-14 The frequency with which items are added to a collection. 2005-06-13 2008-01-14 Accrual Periodicity The topic of the resource. 2008-01-14 Typically, the subject will be represented using keywords, key phrases, or classification codes. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary. To describe the spatial or temporal topic of the resource, use the Coverage element. This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. Subject 2008-01-14 Extent The size or duration of the resource. 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 References A related resource that is referenced, cited, or otherwise pointed to by the described resource. 2008-01-14 An interval of time that is named or defined by its start and end dates. Period of Time Date of formal issuance (e.g., publication) of the resource. 2008-01-14 Date Issued 2000-07-11 Table Of Contents A list of subunits of the resource. 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 Instructional Method will typically include ways of presenting instructional materials or conducting instructional activities, patterns of learner-to-learner and learner-to-instructor interactions, and mechanisms by which group and individual levels of learning are measured. Instructional methods include all aspects of the instruction and learning processes from planning and implementation through evaluation and feedback. Instructional Method 2005-06-13 A process, used to engender knowledge, attitudes and skills, that the described resource is designed to support. 2008-01-14 Is Format Of This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. 2000-07-11 A related resource that is substantially the same as the described resource, but in another format. 2008-01-14 The set of regions in space defined by their geographic coordinates according to the DCMI Box Encoding Scheme. 2008-01-14 DCMI Box 2000-07-11 Audience Education Level 2008-01-14 2002-07-13 A class of entity, defined in terms of progression through an educational or training context, for which the described resource is intended. IMT The set of media types specified by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. A related resource that is substantially the same as the pre-existing described resource, but in another format. Has Format 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 Contributor An entity responsible for making contributions to the resource. 2008-01-14 Examples of a Contributor include a person, an organization, or a service. Typically, the name of a Contributor should be used to indicate the entity. Coverage 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 The spatial or temporal topic of the resource, the spatial applicability of the resource, or the jurisdiction under which the resource is relevant. Spatial topic and spatial applicability may be a named place or a location specified by its geographic coordinates. Temporal topic may be a named period, date, or date range. A jurisdiction may be a named administrative entity or a geographic place to which the resource applies. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as the Thesaurus of Geographic Names [TGN]. Where appropriate, named places or time periods can be used in preference to numeric identifiers such as sets of coordinates or date ranges. DDC The set of conceptual resources specified by the Dewey Decimal Classification. 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 2001-05-21 2008-01-14 Audience A class of entity for whom the resource is intended or useful. Description An account of the resource. 2008-01-14 Description may include but is not limited to: an abstract, a table of contents, a graphical representation, or a free-text account of the resource. 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 2002-07-13 Date of copyright. Date Copyrighted Method of Accrual A method by which resources are added to a collection. 2008-01-14 A statement of any changes in ownership and custody of a resource since its creation that are significant for its authenticity, integrity, and interpretation. Provenance Statement 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 Rights Statement A statement about the intellectual property rights (IPR) held in or over a Resource, a legal document giving official permission to do something with a resource, or a statement about access rights. An established standard to which the described resource conforms. 2008-01-14 Conforms To 2001-05-21 2008-01-14 Title A name given to the resource. 2008-01-14 In current practice, this term is used primarily with literal values; however, there are important uses with non-literal values as well. As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is leaving this range unspecified pending an investigation of options. 2000-07-11 This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. A related resource that is supplanted, displaced, or superseded by the described resource. Replaces 2008-01-14 A system of signs, symbols, sounds, gestures, or rules used in communication. Linguistic System 2008-01-14 Examples include written, spoken, sign, and computer languages. Date Available Date (often a range) that the resource became or will become available. 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 DCMI Type Vocabulary 2008-01-14 The set of classes specified by the DCMI Type Vocabulary, used to categorize the nature or genre of the resource. 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 A point or period of time associated with an event in the lifecycle of the resource. 2008-01-14 Date may be used to express temporal information at any level of granularity. Recommended best practice is to use an encoding scheme, such as the W3CDTF profile of ISO 8601 [W3CDTF]. Date 2000-07-11 Spatial characteristics of the resource. 2008-01-14 Spatial Coverage Examples include a number of pages, a specification of length, width, and breadth, or a period in hours, minutes, and seconds. Size or Duration A dimension or extent, or a time taken to play or execute. 2008-01-14 Relation 2008-01-14 This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. A related resource. Recommended best practice is to identify the related resource by means of a string conforming to a formal identification system. 2008-01-14 Method of Instruction A process that is used to engender knowledge, attitudes, and skills. 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 A language of the resource. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as RFC 4646 [RFC4646]. 2008-01-14 Language W3C-DTF 2008-01-14 The set of dates and times constructed according to the W3C Date and Time Formats Specification. 2000-07-11 The set of codes listed in ISO 3166-1 for the representation of names of countries. ISO 3166 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 Examples of Agent Class include groups seen as classes, such as students, women, charities, lecturers. 2008-01-14 Agent Class A group of agents. To comment on this schema, please contact dcmifb@dublincore.org. DCMI Namespace for metadata terms in the http://purl.org/dc/terms/ namespace The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative 2008-01-14 Media Type 2008-01-14 A file format or physical medium. A media type or extent. 2008-01-14 Media Type or Extent 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 Format Examples of dimensions include size and duration. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as the list of Internet Media Types [MIME]. The file format, physical medium, or dimensions of the resource. 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 Is Part Of A related resource in which the described resource is physically or logically included. This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. 2008-01-14 2005-06-13 The policy governing the addition of items to a collection. Accrual Policy A digital resource format. Examples include the formats defined by the list of Internet Media Types. File Format 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 The set of tags, constructed according to RFC 1766, for the identification of languages. 2008-01-14 RFC 1766 2008-01-14 Type The nature or genre of the resource. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as the DCMI Type Vocabulary [DCMITYPE]. To describe the file format, physical medium, or dimensions of the resource, use the Format element. 2008-01-14 The set of places specified by the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names. 2000-07-11 TGN 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 The set of identifiers constructed according to the generic syntax for Uniform Resource Identifiers as specified by the Internet Engineering Task Force. 2000-07-11 URI 2000-07-11 DCMI Point The set of points in space defined by their geographic coordinates according to the DCMI Point Encoding Scheme. 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 Temporal Coverage Temporal characteristics of the resource. Changes in version imply substantive changes in content rather than differences in format. 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/). As of December 2007, the DCMI Usage Board is seeking a way to express this intention with a formal range declaration. Is Version Of A related resource of which the described resource is a version, edition, or adaptation. Date Created 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 Date of creation of the resource. The set of labeled concepts specified by the Library of Congress Subject Headings. LCSH 2008-01-14 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 ISO 639-3 The set of three-letter codes listed in ISO 639-3 for the representation of names of languages. 2002-07-13 2008-01-14 Examples of resources to which a Date Accepted may be relevant are a thesis (accepted by a university department) or an article (accepted by a journal). Date of acceptance of the resource. Date Accepted 2000-07-11 Date (often a range) of validity of a resource. 2008-01-14 Date Valid A legal document giving official permission to do something with a Resource. License Document 2008-01-14 2008-01-14 Bibliographic Resource A book, article, or other documentary resource. 2000-07-11 2008-01-14 The three-letter alphabetic codes listed in ISO639-2 for the representation of names of languages. ISO 639-2 2008-01-14 2005-06-13 Accrual Method The method by which items are added to a collection. A material thing. 2008-01-14 Physical Resource Frequency A rate at which something recurs. 2008-01-14 A basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated. Standard 2008-01-14