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DCMI Citations Working Group

DCMI Citation Working Group

Chair: Ann Apps, Researcher, MIMAS, The University of Manchester, UK.
Status: This working group is inactive.
Established: 1998-11-04
Deactivated: 2006-10-02
Charter: To agree on mechanisms for providing a DC-compliant set of metadata properties for recording citation information for bibliographic resources.

Milestones/Deliverables

2006-03-31 Citation Standards Ann Apps Working Group Resource - Completed
2005-02-28 Guidelines for Encoding Bibliographic Citation Information in Dublin Core Metadata Ann Apps Completed. Published as DCMI Recommendation.
2003-08-31 DCMICite: a Bibliographic Citation Dublin Core Structured Value Encoding Scheme Ann Apps Completed. Withdrawn.
2003-05-31 List of Citation Styles as Encoding Schemes Ann Apps Working Group Resource - Completed
2002-08-22 List of Identifier Encoding Schemes Ann Apps Working Group Resource - Completed
2002-03-28 A bibliographicCitation element Refinement for dc:identifier Ann Apps Completed
1999-11-03 Qualifier Proposal Cliff Morgan Completed
1999-07-02 Bibliographic Citation Working Draft - 1999-07-02 Cliff Morgan Completed

Open Issues

The initial focus of the Working Group was on capturing the complete bibliographic citation information for a journal article within the metadata for that article itself. This was extended to encompass citation information for references and other genres of bibliographic resources. Reference citation information may be encoded in the dcterms:references element refinement of dc:relation.


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History

  • 2005-06-13: Guidelines for Encoding Bibliographic Citation Information in Dublin Core Metadata published as a DCMI recommendation.
  • 2003-08-31: DCMICite: a Bibliographic Citation Dublin Core Structured Value Encoding Scheme proposal submitted to DCMI Usage Board. Proposal subsequently withdrawn and deprecated.
  • 2002-10-16: Working Group meeting at DC2002 in Florence. Italy
  • 2002-10-13:*bibliographicCitation_, an element refinement for dc:identifier, approved as conforming by the DCMI Usage Board
  • 2002-03-28: Two proposals, "A citation element Refinement for dc:identifier" and "A Journal Article Bibliographic Citation Dublin Core Structured Value", completed and submited to DCMI Usage Board
  • 2001-10-23: Working Group meeting at DC-9 in Tokyo, Japan. Decision to split 'Recording Bibliographic Citation Information for Journal Articles in Dublin Core' proposal into several different proposals as shown on the work plan.
  • 2001-10-05: Working draft document Recording Bibliographic Citation Information for Journal Articles in Dublin Core
  • 2001-05-16: Working Group reopened as the DCMI Citation Working Group. Note: the edition/version/release issue is now out-of-scope of this working group.
  • 2001-03-15: Meeting at University of Bath, UK (hosted by UKOLN) attended by a small group of interested people.
  • 2000-10-06: DCMI Bibliographic Citations and Versions Working Group wound up. Cliff Morgan stood down as chair.
  • 2000-10-04/06: DC8 in Ottawa, Canada.
  • 1999-10-25/27: Working group meeting at DC7 in Frankfurt, Germany. Agreed on Qualifier Proposal (1999)
    • Citation information should be included in DC.Identifier with a 'Citation' qualifier, except for ISSN which should be in DC.Relation.IsPartOf
    • Edition/version/release information should be an element qualifier of Description, either 'Release' or 'Notes'
  • 1999-07-02: Bibliographic Citation Working Draft. This proposed:
    • including citation information in a DC.Relation element with an IsPartOf qualifier
    • including edition/version/release information in DC.Title with a 'Release' qualifier. Other options considered were: Description; Identifier; Relation.IsVersionOf.
  • 1998-11-04: DCMI Bibliographic Citations and Versions Working Group constituted. Founded after DC6, the original charter of this group was:
    "This group is responsible for identifying standard methods for including bibliographic citation information about resources in their own metadata, and related problems of identifying resource version information."

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