Core Metadata Initiative : DCMI
The Dublin Core namespace
allows for meta data to be associated with
The name space for Dublin
Core is defined at http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-namespace/
<rss version="2.0" xmlns:dc="http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-namespace/
The elements contained
in the Dublin Core namespace can be at the
<item>, <image> or <channel>
level. Any combination of dublin core tags
may be used.
The individual(s) or companies responsible
for contributing content to the resource
The extent of the content contained in the
The primary individual responsible for the
content of the resource.
The date associated with an event or item
contained in the resource.
The summary of the content.
The physical description of the content.
Language the content appears in (use RFC
Text to identify content.
The individual or company responsible for
providing the content.
A reference to a related resource.
Information about rights held in and over
A reference to the content from which the
content is derived.
The topic of the contents contained.
Title by which the resource is known.
The genre of the content for the resource.
Summary of the content in the resource.
Permissions related to who can access the
resource and its security status.
How items are added to the resource.
How often items are added to the resource.
Guidelines governing the addition of items
to the resource.
Information related to the audience that
the resource is designed for.
Date that the resource will or is available.
A bibliographic reference related to the
Standards by which the content in the resource
Date of initial creation.
Date resource is accepted.
Copyright statement date.
Date resource is submitted.
Targeted audience education level.
The size and duration of the resource.
The resource that preexisted reference resource.
The resource from which a portion is referenced.
The described resource version information.
The process through which the resource is
designed to instruct.
The described resource format presented
in another format.
The described resource is part of another
The described resource is cited or pointed
to by other resources.
The resources content has been replaced
The content is required by a referenced
Date resource is issued.
The resource is an adaptation of a previous
work or resource.
The permissions associated with a given
The group or entity responsible for mediating
the content in the resource.
The carrier of the resource.
Date on which the resource was changed.
The details related to an ownership change.
The references that the resource is based
The described resource replaces the referenced
The described requires the referenced resource.
The entity owning the rights of the resource.
Spatial characteristics of the content in
Directory of content in the resource.
Temporal characteristics of the content
in the resource.
Date(s) through which the resource is valid.
The DCMI Box identifies a region of space
using its geographic limits.
List of types used to categorize the content.
Dewey decimal classification.
Internet media type.
Country codes as per ISO 3166.
Codes for language representation as per
Library of Congress Classification.
Library of Congress Subject Headings.
Medical Subject Headings
National Library of Medicine Classification.
Specification of the limits of a time interval.
Internet RFC 1766 (ISO 639 two letter code
combined with ISO 3166 country code)
Internet RFC 3066
The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names.
Universal Decimal Classification.
Uniform Resource Identifier.
W3C Encoding rules for date and time.
(see the namespace declaration link above
for additionally supported variations)
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