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            <font size="-1">DC Element<br>Label</font>

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            <font size="-1">DC Subelement<br>Label</font>

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            <font size="-1">Scheme</font>

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            <font size="-1">Description</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Contributor</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">A person or organisation not specified in a Creator element who has made significant intellectual contributions to the resource but whose contribution is secondary to any person or organisation in a Creator element (for example, editor, transciber, and illustrator).</font>

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        <font size="-1">PersonalName</font>

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        <font size="-1">Personal name of contributor</font>

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        <font size="-1">PersonalName.Address</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL for Contributor’s homepage or mailto URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">CorporateName</font>

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        <font size="-1">Corporate name of contributor</font>

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        <font size="-1">CorporateName.Address</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL for Contributor’s homepage or mailto URL</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Coverage</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">The spatial and/or temporal characteristics of the intellectual content of the resource. Spatial coverage refers to a physical region (e.g., celestial sector) using place names as co-ordinates (e.g., longitude and latitude). Temporal coverage refers to what the resource is about when it was created or made available (the latter belonging to the Date element). Temporal coverage is typically specified using named time periods (e.g., Neolithic) or the same date/time format as recommended for the date element.</font>

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        <font size="-1">PlaceName</font>

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        <font size="-1">Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (Recommended)</font>

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        <font size="-1">PeriodName</font>

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        <font size="-1">Art &amp; Architecture Thesaurus (Styles &amp; Periods)<br>(Recommended)</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Creator</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">The person or organisation primarily responsible for creating the intellectual content of the resource. For example, authors in the case of written documents, artists, photographers, or illustrators in the case of visual resources.</font>

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        <font size="-1">PersonalName</font>

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        <font size="-1">Personal name of the creator.</font>

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        <font size="-1">PersonalName.Address</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL for Creator’s homepage or mailto URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">CorporateName</font>

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        <font size="-1">Corporate name of the creator.</font>

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        <font size="-1">CorporateName.Address</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL for Creator’s homepage or mailto URL</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Date</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">ISO8601</font>

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        <font size="-1">A date associated with the creation or availability of the resource. Recommended best practice is defined in a profile of ISO 8601 that includes (among others) dates of the form YYYY and YYYY-MM-DD. In this scheme, for example, the date 1994-11-05 corresponds to November 5, 1994.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Available</font>

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        <font size="-1">ISO8601</font>

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        <font size="-1">Date (often a range) that the resource will become or did become available.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Created</font>

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        <font size="-1">ISO8601</font>

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        <font size="-1">Date of creation of the resource.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Issued</font>

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        <font size="-1">ISO8601</font>

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        <font size="-1">Date of formal issuance (e.g., publication) of the resource.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Valid</font>

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        <font size="-1">ISO8601</font>

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        <font size="-1">Date (often a range) of validity of the resource’s date.</font>

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        <font size="-1">X-LastModified</font>

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        <font size="-1">ISO8601</font>

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        <font size="-1">Date of last modification.</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Description</b></font>       

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        <font size="-1">A textual description of the content of the resource, including abstracts in the case of document-like objects or content descriptions in the case of visual resources.</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Format</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">IMT</font>

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        <font size="-1">The data format and, optionally, dimensions (e.g., size, duration) of the resource. The format is used to identify the software and possibly hardware that might be needed to display or operate the resource. For the sake of interoperability, the format should be selected from an enumerated list that is currently under development in the workshop series.</font>

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        <font size="-1">X-Requirements</font>

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        <font size="-1">Free text describing necessary hardware and software requirements essential for the use of the resource being described.</font>

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        <font size="-1">X-Size</font>

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    <font size="-1">Seconds, Word Count, Bytes, Pixels</font>

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    <font size="-1">Description of size in megabytes, pixels, time etc.</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Identifier</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">URL, URN, ISBN, ISSN, DOI, PAL or NTSC</font>

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        <font size="-1">A string or number used to uniquely identify the resource. Examples for networked resources include URLs and URNs (when implemented). Other globally-unique identifiers, such as International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN), Digital Object Identifier (DOI) or other formal names are also candidates for this element.</font>

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        <font size="-1">X-InTime</font>

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        <font size="-1">Only for videos and film. (The subelements are following the TV standard PAL or the NTSC standard (hh.mm.ss.ff - hours, minutes, seconds, frames, where ff stands for frame as there are more frames within 1 second.)</font>

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        <font size="-1">X-OutTime</font>

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        <font size="-1">Only for videos and film. (The subelements are following the TV standard PAL or the NTSC standard (hh.mm.ss.ff - hours, minutes, seconds, frames, where ff stands for frame as there are more frames within 1 second.)</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Language</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">Should conform to<br>RFC1766</font>

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        <font size="-1">The language of the intellectual content of the resource.</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Publisher</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">The entity responsible for making the resource available in its present form, such as a publishing house, a university department, or a corporate entity.</font>

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        <font size="-1">PersonalName</font>

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        <font size="-1">Personal name of the Publisher.</font>

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        <font size="-1">PersonalName.Address</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL for Publisher’s homepage or mailto URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">CorporateName</font>

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        <font size="-1">Corporate name of the Publisher.</font>

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        <font size="-1">CorporateName.Address</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL for Publisher’s homepage or mailto URL</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Relation</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">Controlled vocabulary<br>+ URL, URN (E.g.,<br>“IsFormatOf; http://foo.bar.com/<br>text.doc”)</font>

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        <font size="-1">An identifier of a second resource and its relationship to the present resource. This element is used to express linkages among related resources. For the sake of interaperability, relationships should be selected from an enumerated list that is currently under development in the DC workshop series. </font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Rights</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">URL, URN</font>

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        <font size="-1">A rights management statement, an identifier that links to a rights management statement, or an identifier that links to a service providing information about rights management of the resource. (EUN also provides a controlled vocabulary for rights management.)</font>

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        <font size="-1">X-Price</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL, EURO</font>

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        <font size="-1">The price of the product being described including the currency scheme. (No default value. Values: “for free”, “URL” or “free text”)</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Source</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">Information about a second resource from which the present resource is derived. While it is generally recommended that elements contain information about the present resource only, this element may contain metadata for the second resource when it is considered important for discovery of the present resource.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Contributor</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Contributor.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Contributor.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Coverage</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Coverage.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Coverage.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Creator</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Creator.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Creator.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Date</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Date.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Date.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Description</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Description.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Description.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Format</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Format.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Format.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Identifier</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Identifier.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Identifier.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Language</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Language.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Language.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Publisher</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Publisher.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Publisher.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Rights</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Rights.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Rights.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Subject</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Subject.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Subject.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Title</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Title.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Title.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Type</font>

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        <font size="-1">See schemes for DC.Type.</font>

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        <font size="-1">See description of DC.Type.</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Subject</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">Varies (controlled &amp; uncontrolled keywords)</font>

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        <font size="-1">The topic of the resource. Typically, subject will be expressed as keywords or phrases that describe the subject or content of the resource. The appropriate keywords or phrases can be freely chosen by the metadata provider, but the use of controlled vocabularies and formal classification schemes is encouraged. At least one or more entries are compulsory.</font>

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        <font size="-1">X-KeyFrame</font>

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        <font size="-1">URL</font>

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        <font size="-1">Only for videos and films</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Title</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">The name given to the resource, usually by the Creator or Publisher.</font>

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        <font size="-1">Alternate</font>

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        <font size="-1"><b>Type</b></font>

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        <font size="-1">EUN (hierarchical vocabulary)</font>

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        <font size="-1">The nature or genre of the content of the resource, such as home page, nove, poem, working paper, technical report, essay, dictionary. For the sake of interoperability, Type should be selected from an enumerated list that is currently under development in the workshop series.</font>

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*Subelements designated with an “X” represent EUN-specific subelement.

EUN Element
Label
EUN Subelement
Label
Scheme Description
Metadata     An identifier of the metadata tool, its version number and a numeric indicator of the release number of the EUN metadata system. Also the date of last modification of the metadata, and the approver of the metadata.
  Release   Name and release of the used metadata scheme (e.g., EUN 1.1, DC 1.1)
  DateLastModified ISO 8160 Date of last modification of the given content of the metadata.
  Approver.PersonalName   Authorised person or organisation approving the item for inclusion in the EUN database.
  Approver.PersonalName.Address URL URL for Approver’s homepage or mailto URL
  Approver.CorporateName   Authorised person or organisation approving the item for inclusion in the EUN database.
  Approver.CorporateName.Address URL URL for Approver’s homepage or mailto URL
UserLevel   EUN (controlled vocabulary) The intended users of the resource. EUN UserLevel has structured values, consisting of a user component and a level component. The two components are seperated by a hyphen ‘-’; e.g., “Teacher-Primary”
Version     A numeric indicator of the resource’s or the product’s version.