Appendix 3. Metadata Standards used in LODE BD

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A selected number of widely-used metadata standards and the emerging LOD-enabled vocabularies for bibliographic descriptions are used as the basis for the metadata terms recommended in LODE-BD.

dc

Dublin Core Metadata Element Set (DCMES or DC)

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI)

Namespace: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/

Page: http://dublincore.org/documents/dces/

The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set (ISO 15836) is a vocabulary of fifteen properties for use in resource description.

 

dcterms

DCMI Metadata Terms

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI)

Namespace: http://purl.org/dc/terms/

Page: http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-terms/

The DCMI Metadata Terms is an authoritative specification of all metadata terms maintained by DCMI. As a full set of DCMI vocabularies it also includes sets of resource classes (including the DCMI Type Vocabulary), vocabulary encoding schemes, and syntax encoding schemes.

 

bibo

Bibliographic Ontology

Bibliographic Ontology Specification Group

Namespace: http://purl.org/ontology/bibo/

Page: http://bibliontology.com/specification

The Bibliographic Ontology is designed for use in describing bibliographic things on the semantic Web in RDF.

 

agls

AGLS Metadata Standard

Australian Government Locator Service

Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/

Page: http://www.agls.gov.au/documents/aglsterms/

The AGLS Metadata Standard (Australian Standard AS 5044-2010) is developed to promote consistency of discovery of government resources. It provides a set of metadata properties and associated usage guidelines to improve the visibility, manageability and interoperability of online information and services.

 

eprint

Eprints Terms (UKOLN, JISC)

Namespace: http://purl.org/eprint/terms/
Page: Page: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/repositories/digirep/index/Eprints_Terms

The Eprints Terms include eprints-specific metadata properties and encoding schemes that have been created as part of the Dublin Core-based Scholarly Works Application Profile.

 

marcrel 

MARC List for Relators

Library of Congress

Namespace: http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/

Page:  http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators.html | http://www.loc.gov/marc/relators/relators.html

Relator terms and their associated codes are originally designed for use with the MARC records, for designating the relationship between a name and a bibliographic resource.