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Dublin Core Element Attributes
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The name given to the resource by the
CREATOR or PUBLISHER.
The person(s) or organization(s) primarily
responsible for the intellectual content of the resource; the author.
The topic of the resource; also keywords,
phrases or classification descriptors that describe the subject or content
of the resource.
A textual description of the content
of the resource, including abstracts in the case of document-like objects;
also may be a content description in the case of visual resources.
The entity responsible for making the
resource available in its present form, such as a publisher, university
department or corporate entity.
Person(s) or organization(s) in addition
to those specified in the CREATOR element, who have made significant intellectual
contributions to the resource but on a secondary basis.
The date the resource was made available
in its present form.
The resource type, such as
home page, novel, poem, working paper, technical report, essay or dictionary.
It is expected that TYPE will be chosen from an enumerated list
The data representation of the resource,
such as text/html, ASCII, Postscript file, executable application or JPG
image. FORMAT will be assigned from enumerated lists such as registered
Internet Media Types (MIME types). MIME types are defined according to
the RFC2046 standard.
A string or number used to uniquely identify
the resource. Examples from networked resources include URLs and URNs (when
The work, either print or electronic,
from which the resource is delivered (if applicable).
The language(s) of the intellectual content
of the resource.
The relationship to other resources.
Formal specification of RELATION is currently under development.
The spatial locations and temporal duration
characteristics of the resource. Formal specification of COVERAGE is also
now being developed.
15. RIGHTS MANAGEMENT
A link (URL or other suitable URI as
appropriate) to a copyright notice, a rights-management statement or perhaps
a server that would provide such information in a dynamic way.