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