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A summary of the resource.


Information about who can access the resource or an indication of its security status. May include information regarding access or restrictions based on privacy, security, or other policies.


The method by which items are added to a collection.


The frequency with which items are added to a collection.


The policy governing the addition of items to a collection.


An alternative name for the resource.


A class of entity for whom the resource is intended or useful.


Date (often a range) that the resource became or will become available.


Recommended practice is to include sufficient bibliographic detail to identify the resource as unambiguously as possible.

comformsToconformsToAn established standard to which the described resource conforms.
contributorAn entity responsible for making contributions to the resource. Examples of a Contributor include a person, an organization, or a service.
coverageThe spatial or temporal topic of the resource, the spatial applicability of the resource, or the jurisdiction under which the resource is relevant.
createdDate of creation of the resource.
creatorAn entity primarily responsible for making the resource.
dateA point or period of time associated with an event in the lifecycle of the resource.
dateAcceptedDate of acceptance of the resource.
dateCopyrightedDate of copyright.
dateSubmittedDate of submission of the resource.
descriptionAn account of the resource.
educationLevelA class of entity, defined in terms of progression through an educational or training context, for which the described resource is intended.
extentThe size or duration of the resource.
formatThe file format, physical medium, or dimensions of the resource.
hasFormatA related resource that is substantially the same as the pre-existing described resource, but in another format.
hasPartA related resource that is included either physically or logically in the described resource.
hasVersionA related resource that is a version, edition, or adaptation of the described resource.
identifierAn unambiguous reference to the resource within a given context.
instructionalMethodA process, used to engender knowledge, attitudes and skills, that the described resource is designed to support.
isFormatOfA related resource that is substantially the same as the described resource, but in another format.
isPartOfA related resource in which the described resource is physically or logically included.
isReferencedByA related resource that references, cites, or otherwise points to the described resource.
isReplacedByA related resource that supplants, displaces, or supersedes the described resource.
isRequiredByA related resource that requires the described resource to support its function, delivery, or coherence.
issuedDate of formal issuance (e.g., publication) of the resource.
isVersionOfA related resource of which the described resource is a version, edition, or adaptation.
languageA language of the resource.
licenseA legal document giving official permission to do something with the resource.
mediatorAn entity that mediates access to the resource and for whom the resource is intended or useful.
mediumThe material or physical carrier of the resource.
modifiedDate on which the resource was changed.
provenanceA statement of any changes in ownership and custody of the resource since its creation that are significant for its authenticity, integrity, and interpretation.
publisherAn entity responsible for making the resource available.
referencesA related resource that is referenced, cited, or otherwise pointed to by the described resource.
relationA related resource.
replacesA related resource that is supplanted, displaced, or superseded by the described resource.
requiresA related resource that is required by the described resource to support its function, delivery, or coherence.
rightsInformation about rights held in and over the resource.
rightsHolderA person or organization owning or managing rights over the resource.
sourceA related resource from which the described resource is derived.
spatialSpatial characteristics of the resource.
subjectThe topic of the resource.
tableOfContentsA list of subunits of the resource.
temporalTemporal characteristics of the resource.
titleA name given to the resource.
typeThe nature or genre of the resource.
validDate (often a range) of validity of a resource.