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DCMI Usage Board met at Cornell in June

The DCMI Usage Board held a meeting at Cornell University on 16-17 June 2003 and is currently finalizing a series of decisions and documents, among which:

  • a clarification by Andy Powell of issues related to "structured values" (to be moved through DCMI process as an addition to its guiding principles);
  • progress on a formal declaration from Library of Congress that MARC Relator terms refine dc:contributor (and can therefore be used as Element Refinements);
  • approval of "still image" and "moving image" as sub-types of "image" in the DCMI Type Vocabulary;
  • approval of two new encoding schemes needed for the DCMI Libraries application profile.

The full decisions and related materials will be made available as they are finalized.

Saturday, July 05, 2003