- Interpretation: Name(s) given to the resource, regardless of whose they are — so long as they are useful for resource discovery.
- GuidelineRepeat TITLE element as required
- Untitled works of fine art::
use whatever value you would use on the wall label copy, exhibition catalog, or other promotional material—i.e., if the work is known as “Untitled,” specify this in TITLE
- Cultural items and collections:
with no known title or name, use a term or phrase that is sufficiently descriptive to permit a user to judge relevancy. If your existing database does not contain title information, concatenate other descriptive field values as appropriate to “name” the resource
- Natural specimens:
use Latin binomial name of the animal, plant, or mineral, should contain the name that is given to the object in hand by the person identified in CREATOR. These two elements plus the DC.DATE thus give a full citation for the specimen, and allow for the possibility that the same specimen can have different names allocated by the same, or different, taxonomists at different times.