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DCMI Usage Board met at Cornell in June

Saturday, July 05, 2003

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.