View Dublin Core Metadata Initiative

Overview

From
http://dublincore.org/

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The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, or “DCMI”, is an open organization engaged in the development of interoperable metadata standards that support a broad range of purposes and business models. DCMI’s activities include work on architecture and modeling, discussions and collaborative work in DCMI Communities and DCMI Task Groups, annual conferences and workshops, standards liaison, and educational efforts to promote widespread acceptance of metadata standards and practices.

Use

The definition of the metadata elements is at http://dublincore.org/documents/usageguide/elements.shtml

DCMI Type

The type of document
• Collection
• Dataset
• Event
• Image
• Interactive Resource
• Moving Image
• Physical Object
• Service ??
• Software
• Sound
• Still Image
• Text

TRAK does not use Still Image.

http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-type-vocabulary/

 

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