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Summary of DC Usage Board Meeting in Shanghai

Thursday, November 11, 2004

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.