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Summary of DC Usage Board Meeting in Shanghai

The Usage Board has published a summary of the main decisions taken at its meeting at DC-2004 in Shanghai

on 9-10 October 2004. These decisions include the approval of five new terms related to education, accessibility, and collection description; the endorsement of MARC Relator terms as sub-properties of Contributor; and clarification of a method for endorsing non-DCMI-maintained identifiers for use as vocabulary encoding schemes. Note that Usage Board decisions are not considered official until decision documents are finalized and published on the DCMI Web site.

Thursday, November 11, 2004