Nature or genre of described resource (e.g. Image; Sound; Text)
|Description||Nature or genre of described resource|
|Example||Image; Sound; Text|
|Controlled Vocab / Syntax||DCMI Type|
|DC 1.1 Mapping||dc:type|
|Qualified DC Mapping||dcterms:type|
|MARC Mapping||Leader06, Leader07, 655 #7 subfield a (Index Term- Genre/Form) if subfield 2 is “dct”, plus subfield 2=local (for DCMI Type)|
|Notes||Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as the DCMI Type Vocabulary [DCMITYPE]. To describe the physical medium or dimensions of the resource, use the Format element. For file type, use File Format.|
|Index of Properties|
|Label||The unique name used in the Metadata Application Profile.|
|Status||Status labels for elements can include Required, Recommended, and Optional.|
|Description||Brief description of the element.|
|Refines||The Dublin Core metadata field of which the described term is a sub-property.|
|Repeatable||‘YES’ means that a field may be used multiple times in an item record.
‘NO’ means that a field can onlt be used once in an item record.
|Controlled Vocab/Syntax||Recommended vocabulary for element, if available.
(For data quality and consistency)
|DC 1.1 Mapping||The Dublin Core element to which the metadata field name maps.|
|MARC Mapping||The MARC field to which the Dublin Core metadata is crosswalked.|
|Notes||Applicable notes for the element.|
|Example||Examples of best practices for the described field.|