STAFF RESOURCES

RU Core Data Element Registry
2/11/2003
Descriptive Metadata Elements



Name Label Definition Data Type Field Length Requirement* Repeatable Qualifiers Date Defined Usage
Title Title Name given to the resource langstring variable M Y language 11-Feb-2003 For example, Main title, Added title, Variant title
Creator Creator Personal or corporate entity that is primarily responsible for the content of the resource langstring variable M Y schema 11-Feb-2003 For example, Primary author, Additional contributor, Co-author
Subject Subject/ Keyword Topic of the resource content langstring variable M Y language / schema 11-Feb-2003 Highly recommend using a controlled list of subjects, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings or the Art & Architecture Thesaurus. Keywords are also considered subjects.
Emanator Publisher/ Distributor An entity responsible for making the resource available langstring variable M Y schema 11-Feb-2003 For example, Publisher, Distributor
Date Resource Date Date of intellectual creation of the resource's content langstring variable M Y N/A 11-Feb-2003 Recommend a standard Date/Time stamp, e.g., Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) <http://www.boulder.nist.gov/timefreq/service/its.htm>
Type Resource Type A category which denotes the general nature of the content of the resource langstring variable M Y schema 11-Feb-2003 Might use a controlled list, such as the Dublin Core Type Vocabulary <http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-type0-vocabulary/>
Format Format Physical or digital manifestation of the resource langstring variable M Y schema 11-Feb-2003 Might use a controlled list, such as the list of Internet Media Types <http://www.isi.edu/in-notes/iana/assignments/media-types/media-types>
Identifier Resource Identifier A distinctive reference to the resource langstring   M N N/A 11-Feb-2003  
Rights Use/ Reproduction Rights Information about rights for access and reproduction held in and over the resource langstring variable M N N/A 11-Feb-2003 For example, Open, Restricted

Required: M=Mandatory if present; O=Optional



Posted February 13, 2003
 
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