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    Placing Dublin Core Elements into HTML documents 

    Metadata is invisible when displayed through a browser. We are using Dublin Core (DC) according to the Minnesota Metadata Guidelines for Dublin Core. Dublin Core is hidden in the <HEAD> section of an HTML document. To view these metatags from a browser, find the menu that shows a document's source and click on this item. Tags beginning with META store metadata. The DC Elements shown are part of the Minnesota Metadata Guidelines - Dublin Core

     
    An example of a web page with several Dublin Core metadata elements installed:
    Using HTML 4.0 syntax:
                            <HTML>
                                    <HEAD>
                                            
                                    ...[document TITLE here]...
                                            
                                    <META NAME="DC.Title" CONTENT="Title of the Document">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Title.Alternative"CONTENT="Alternate Title of the Document">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Creator.PersonalName" CONTENT="The name of the creator of the resource>
                                    <META NAME="DC.Subject" CONTENT="Subject word">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Description" CONTENT="A brief description of the resource.">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Publisher" CONTENT="Publisher of the resource">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Type" CONTENT="The kind of resource">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Source" CONTENT="The source of the resource">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Format" SCHEME="IMT" CONTENT="The format the resource resides in currently">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Identifier" CONTENT="http://www.sics.se/%7Epreben/DC/DC_guide.html">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Date" CONTENT="The date relevant to the resource">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Language" SCHEME="ISO639-1" ]CONTENT="Language of the resource">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Relation" SCHEME="URL" CONTENT="http://www.lub.lu.se/cgi-bin/nmdc.pl">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Coverage" CONTENT="Spatial or Temporal location of the resource">
                                    <META NAME="DC.Rights" CONTENT="Access rights to the resource">
                                    <BR>
                                            
                                    </HEAD>
                                    <BODY>
                                            ...[document body begins]...
                                    </HTML>
     
     
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