Elements needed for the accurate and efficient retrieval of information, especially electronic information, held on web sites, intranets and in organisation's internal file management systems.
A. Additional Elements and their refinements
B. Additional refinements to existing DC elements
|Acquisition||Date on which the resource was received into the organisation|
|IsBasedOn||The resource is an adaptation, translation, derivation or interpretation of another resource|
|IsBasisFor||The resource is adapted, translated, derived or interpreted by another resource|
|Protective marking||The official security classification of the resource|
|FOI release details||Indicates the resource's status under any Freedom of Information Act or related legislation or regulations|
|Copyright||Indicates the copyright status of the resource|
|Category||Broad subject categories from a prescribed list|
|Keyword||Words or terms to describe, as specifically as possible, the subject matter of the resource|
|Aggregation level||File series; File/folder; Document/item|
|File type||Policy; Case; Parliamentary Question; Minister's Case|
|Document type||Minutes, Agenda, Consultation document, Report, Web page, Web site index, Spreadsheet, Manual, etc.|
|Process Identifier||Indicates a specific service or information, using an identifier taken from a recognised list.|
The Advisory Board for the "EU Government Metadata Framework" is very interested in your views on these draft extensions to Dublin Core. Are they the right elements? Are other elements needed for dealing with resource discovery and government information?
You have approximately 1 week from 2001-08-28 to comment on this first draft. Please direct your comments to the DCMI Government Working Group mailing list.
After gathering comments, the Advisory Board will prepare the final proposal and submit it to the DCMI Usage Board.
Mail to: DC-GOVERNMENT@JISCMAIL.AC.UK
Andrew Wilson, Chair, DCMI Government Working Group
Palle Aagaard, Chair, DCMI Government Working Group