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Usage Board-Date: Captured Proposal

DC-Libraries Working Group

  <h2 align="center">Proposal: Captured qualifier for Date
  element</h2>

  <h3 align="center">13 April 2002</h3>

  <p align="left">This proposal is for review by Dublin Core
  community. It proposes a new element refinement Captured for
  the DC:Date element that is included in the proposed
  DC-Library Application Profile. This review period is 15
  April-11 May 2002.</p>
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      <strong><em><br>
       Proposal: Captured refinement (element
      Date)</em></strong>
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    <tbody>
      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Name</td>

        <td>captured</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Label</td>

        <td>Captured</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Definition</td>

        <td>Date that the resource was captured.</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Comment</td>

        <td>Includes the date the resource was digitized or a
        subsequent snapshot was taken (particularly for dynamic
        resources) if different from Date.Created . Best
        practice is to use as a machine-processible date (ISO
        8601 or W3CDTF).</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Examples</td>

        <td>1999</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Type of term</td>

        <td>Element refinement</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Term qualified</td>

        <td>Date</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Why needed</td>

        <td>It may be necessary to distinguish the date
        captured from date created, particularly in cases where
        the intellectual content was created on a different
        date than that in which it was digitized or a
        subsequent snapshot was taken (particularly for dynamic
        resources).</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Proposed status</td>

        <td>Domain-specific</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Related DCMI
        terms</td>

        <td>Date.Creation: many library applications consider
        date created that of the intellectual content (this
        interpretation is specified in the DC-Lib application
        profile). It is important to also include the date of
        capture and to distinguish it as such.</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Related non-DCMI
        terms</td>

        <td> </td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">Impact on
        applications</td>

        <td>Some applications may have used Date.Created for
        this because of the lack of a qualifier. This element
        refinement has been requested on several occasions.
        There is a known application (Colorado Digitization
        Project) that has used Date.Digitized locally for this
        concept.</td>
      </tr>

      <tr>
        <td nowrap valign="top">About the
        proposers</td>

        <td>
          <p>DC-Libraries Working Group: Library application
          Profile: discussion on drafting committee list: <a href="http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=ind0203&amp;L=dc-libraries-ap&amp;F=&amp;S=&amp;P=1951">
          http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=ind0203&amp;L=dc-libraries-ap&amp;F=&amp;S=&amp;P=1951</a></p>

          <p> </p>
        </td>
      </tr>
    </tbody>
  </table>

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