Data Element Name Description. Handle: Handle of object. Category: Type of object. See Note <1> Title: Title of service. Short-Title: Summary title (if the Title is very long). Alternative-Title: An alternative to the Title or Short-Title title fields. Source: Information as to the definitive version Discussion: Free text description of possi- ble discussion forums (USENET groups, mailing lists) appropri- ate for this object. Language-v*: The name of the language in which the object is written. For documents this would be the natural language. ISSN-v*: The International Standard Serial Number of the object. URI: URI of service. Admin-(USER*): Contact information of person or group responsible for service administration (administrative contact). Owner-(ORGANIZATION*): Information on organization responsible for this service. Sponsoring-(ORGANIZATION*): Contact information for the organization sponsoring this site. Description: Free text description of ser- vice. Authentication: Authentication information. Free text field supplying login and password information (if neces- sary) or other method for authentication. Registration: How to register for this service if general access is not avail- able. Charging-Policy: Free text field describing any charging mechanism in place. Additionally, fee structure may be included in this field. Access-Policy: Policies and restrictions for using this service. Access-Times: Time ranges for mandatory or preferred access of service. Keywords: Keywords appropriate for describing this service. Subject-Descriptor-Scheme-v*:Name of classification scheme used in the corresponding Subject-Descriptor field. Subject-Descriptor-v*: A classification mark for the resource. To-Be-Reviewed-Date: Date on which the resource is expected to require re-assessment. Record-Last-Verified-Email:Email address of the person who last verified this template. Record-Last-Verified-Date:Date of the last verification of this template. Comments: Comments by the template creator(s). Destination: Records which database(s) a template will go into once evaluation procedures have been completed.
<1> The intention of this field is to define the category of the object. For example, in the case of documents it
could be "Technical Report", or "Conference Paper" and
the name and date of the conference at which the paper
was presented. It may also be something like "General
Guide" or "User manual".
The following is an example of an entry for a telnet ser-
Title: Census Bureau information server
Admin-Name: Jay Bond
Admin-Postal: PO Box. 42, A Street Washington
DC, USA 20001
Admin-Work-Phone: +1 202 222 3333
Admin-Work-Fax: +1 202 444 5555
Description: This server provides information
from the latest USA Census
Bureau statistics (1990) Type
"help" for more information.
Authentication: Once connected type your email
address at the "login:" prompt.
No password is required.
Registration: No formal registration is
Charging-Policy: There is no charge for the use
of this service
Access-Times: 9:00 EST / 17:00 EST
Access-Policy: This service may not be used by
sites in the Republic of the
Keywords: census, population, 1990,
Wed, 1 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT
The following is an example of a mailing list (service).
Admin-Name: Ima Adams
Registration: Send mail to the administrative
address with your own email
address requesting addition
Description: Discussion list for people who
love fish of all types
Keywords: fish, aquarium, marine, freshwa-
Access-Policy: Any Internet user may subscribe
to this mailing list