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Dublin Core Collection Description Terms

Creators: Dublin Core Collection Description Task Group
Date Issued: 2013-06-26
This Version: http://dublincore.org/specifications/dublin-core/collection-terms/2013-06-26/
Latest Version: http://www.dublincore.org/specifications/dublin-core/collection-description/collection-terms/
Replaces:
  • http://www.dublincore.org/specifications/dublin-core/collection-description/collection-terms/2007-03-09/
  • http://www.dublincore.org/specifications/dublin-core/collection-description/collection-terms/2006-08-24/
  • Status: note
    Description: This document describes the properties, vocabulary encoding schemes and symtax encoding schemes defined for use by the application profile for collection-level description developed by the Dublin Core Collection Description Working Group.

    Introduction

    This document describes the new properties, classes, vocabulary encoding schemes and syntax encoding schemes created for use by the application profile for collection-level description developed by the Dublin Core Collection Description Task Group.

    A representation of the terms in this vocabulary is also available as an RDF/XML document.

    Note

    Where the names are listed below as Qualified Names, prefixes are assumed to be associated with Namespace Names as follows:

    • dc: http:/purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/
    • dcterms: http://purl.org/dc/terms/
    • dcmitype: http://purl.org/dc/dcmitype/
    • cld: http://purl.org/cld/terms/

    Properties

    • Item Type [cld:itemType]
    • Item Format [cld:itemFormat]
    • Date Items Created [cld:dateItemsCreated]
    • Is Located At [cld:isLocatedAt]
    • Is Accessed Via [cld:isAccessedVia]
    • Catalogue or Index [cld:catalogueOrIndex]
    • Described collection [cld:describedCollection]
    • Associated collection [cld:associatedCollection]

    Item Type (Property cld:itemType)

    Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/itemType
    Qualified Name cld:itemType
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Property
    Domain dcmitype:Collection
    Range rdfs:Class
    Has Inverse Property [n/a]
    Subproperty Of [n/a]
    Label Item Type
    Definition

    The nature or genre of the content of one or more items within the collection.

    Item Format (Property cld:itemFormat)

    Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/itemFormat
    Qualified Name cld:itemFormat
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Property
    Domain dcmitype:Collection
    Range  
    Has Inverse Property [n/a]
    Subproperty Of [n/a]
    Label Item Format
    Definition

    A media type, physical or digital, of one or more items within the collection.

    Date Items Created (Property cld:dateItemsCreated)

    Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/dateItemsCreated
    Qualified Name cld:dateItemsCreated
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Property
    Domain dcmitype:Collection
    Range  
    Has Inverse Property [n/a]
    Subproperty Of dc:date, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
    http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/date
    Label Date Items Created
    Definition

    A range of dates over which the individual items within the collection were created.

    Is Located At (Property cld:isLocatedAt)

    Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/isLocatedAt
    Qualified Name cld:isLocatedAt
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Property
    Domain dcmitype:Collection
    Range  
    Has Inverse Property [n/a]
    Subproperty Of dc:relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
    http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
    Label Is Located At
    Definition

    A location where the collection is held.

    Comments

    A location may be physical or digital. A location is distinct from an agency that administers the location.

    See Also An Analytical Model of Collections and their Catalogues
    http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/rslp/model/

    Is Accessed Via (Property cld:isAccessedVia)

    Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/isAccessedVia
    Qualified Name cld:isAccessedVia
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Property
    Domain dcmitype:Collection
    Range dcmitype:Service
    Has Inverse Property [n/a]
    Subproperty Of dc:relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
    http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
    Label Is Accessed Via
    Definition

    A service that provides access to the items within the collection.

    Comments

    A service may be provided physically or digitally.

    Catalogue or Index (Property cld:catalogueOrIndex)

    Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/catalogueOrIndex
    Qualified Name cld:catalogueOrIndex
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Property
    Domain dcmitype:Collection
    Range cdtype:CatalogueOrIndex
    Range dcmitype:Collection
    Has Inverse Property cld:describedCollection, Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Subproperty Of dc:description, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
    http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/description
    Label Catalogue or Index
    Definition

    A catalogue for, or index of, the collection

    See Also An Analytical Model of Collections and their Catalogues
    http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/rslp/model/

    Described Collection (Property cld:describedCollection)

    Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/describedCollection
    Qualified Name cld:describedCollection
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Property
    Domain cdtype:CatalogueOrIndex
    Domain dcmitype:Collection
    Range dcmitype:Collection
    Has Inverse Property cld:collectionDescription, Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Subproperty Of dc:relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
    http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
    Label Described Collection
    Definition

    A collection that is described by the current collection.

    See Also An Analytical Model of Collections and their Catalogues
    http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/rslp/model/

    Associated Collection (Property cld:associatedCollection)

    Property URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/associatedCollection
    Qualified Name cld:associatedCollection
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Property
    Domain dcmitype:Collection
    Range dcmitype:Collection
    Has Inverse Property [n/a]
    Subproperty Of dc:relation, Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, v1.1
    http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
    Label Associated Collection
    Definition

    A second collection that is associated with the current collection.

    Comments

    The nature of the association between the collections is unspecified. The property may be used to reference any collection related in some way to the current collection.

    Vocabulary Encoding Schemes

    • Collection Description Accrual Method Vocabulary [cld:AccrualMethod]
    • Collection Description Frequency Vocabulary [cld:Frequency]
    • Collection Description Accrual Policy Vocabulary [cld:AccrualPolicy]

    Collection Description Accrual Method Vocabulary [cld:AccrualMethod]

    Vocabulary Encoding Scheme URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/AccrualMethod
    Qualified Name cld:AccrualMethod
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Vocabulary Encoding Scheme
    Label Collection Description Accrual Method Vocabulary
    Definition

    A set of methods by which items are added to a collection.

    Comments [n/a]
    See Also http://dublincore.org/specifications/dublin-core/collection-description/accrual-method/
    See Also http://purl.org/cld/accmeth/

    Collection Description Frequency Vocabulary [cld:Frequency]

    Vocabulary Encoding Scheme URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/Frequency
    Qualified Name cld:Frequency
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Vocabulary Encoding Scheme
    Label Collection Description Frequency Vocabulary
    Definition

    A set of frequencies with which a repeatable event occurs.

    Comments

    The Collection Description Frequency Vocabulary is based on the set of codes used for publication frequency in the MARC 21 Concise Format for Holdings Data.

    See Also http://www.loc.gov/marc/holdings/echdcapt.html
    See Also http://dublincore.org/specifications/dublin-core/collection-description/frequency/
    See Also http://purl.org/cld/freq/

    Collection Description Accrual Policy Vocabulary [cld:AccrualPolicy]

    Vocabulary Encoding Scheme URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/AccrualPolicy
    Qualified Name cld:AccrualPolicy
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Vocabulary Encoding Scheme
    Label Collection Description Accrual Policy Vocabulary
    Definition

    A set of policies governing the addition of items are added to a collection.

    Comments [n/a]
    See Also http://dublincore.org/specifications/dublin-core/collection-description/accrual-policy/
    See Also http://purl.org/cld/accpol/

    Syntax Encoding Schemes

    • Recordkeeping Metadata Schema Extension to ISO8601 [cld:RKMS-ISO8601]

    Recordkeeping Metadata Schema Extension to ISO8601 [cld:RKMS-ISO8601]

    Syntax Encoding Scheme URI http://purl.org/cld/terms/RKMS-ISO8601
    Qualified Name cld:RKMS-ISO8601
    Defined By Collection Description Terms
    http://purl.org/cld/terms/
    Type of Term Syntax Encoding Scheme
    Label Recordkeeping Metadata Schema Extension to ISO8601
    Definition

    Instances of this datatype are dates or periods of time represented as literals according to the rules specified in Recordkeeping Metadata Schema Extension to ISO8601.

    Comments [n/a]
    See Also http://www.sims.monash.edu.au/research/rcrg/research/spirt/deliver/schemes.html#rkmsextension

    Changes made in this version

    • cld:collectionDescription changed to cld:catalogueOrIndex
    • Changed definition of cld:itemType from The nature or genre of the content of one or more items within the collection. to The nature or genre of one or more items within the collection.