|Title||The name given to the collection, usually by the Admin, Owner or Publisher.|
|Subject-v*||The topic of the collection. Typically, subject will be expressed as keywords or phrases that describe the subject or content of the collection. The use of controlled vocabularies and formal classification schemes is encouraged.|
|Description-v*||A textual description of the content of the collection.|
Owner- (AGENT CLUSTER)
The person or organization that owns the collection.
See AGENT cluster.
|Date-v*||A date associated with the creation or availability of the collection. Recommended best practice is defined in a profile of ISO 8601 that includes (among others) dates of the forms YYYY and YYYY-MM-DD. In this scheme, for example, the date 1994-11-05 corresponds to November 5, 1994.|
|Language-v*||The language of the intellectual content of the collection. Recommended best practice is defined in RFC 1766.|
|Source-v*||Information about the resources from which the collection is derived.|
|Coverage-v*||The spatial or temporal characteristics of the intellectual content of the collection. Spatial coverage refers to a physical region (e.g., celestial sector) using place names or coordinates (e.g., longitude and latitude). Temporal coverage refers to what the collection is about rather than when it was created or made available (the latter belonging in the Date element). Temporal coverage is typically specified using named time periods (e.g., neolithic) or the same date/time format as recommended for the Date element.|
|Relation-v*||An identifier of a second resource or collection and its relationship to the present collection. This element is used to express linkages among related resources and collections of resources.|
|Type-v*||The category of the collection. For the sake of interoperability, Type should be selected from an enumerated list.|
|Notes-v*||Specialized information that cannot be accommodated in any of the other areas.|
|Purpose-v*||A statement of why the collection is offered and the origin and lineage of the resources held. This attribute may also describe any collection policy associated with the collection.|
|Identifier-v*||A string or number used to uniquely identify the collection.|
|Rights-v*||A rights management statement, an identifier that links to a rights management statement, or an identifier that links to a service providing information about rights management for the collection.|
|UseConstraints-v*||A description of any constraints or legal prerequisites for using the information resource or its component products or services. This includes any use constraints applied to assure the protection of privacy or intellectual property and any other special restrictions or limitations on using the information resource.|
|Logo-v*||The URI of a logo associated with the collection or the Owner of the collection. If present, this logo must be displayed by any service that provides access to the collection.|
Resource- (ACCESS CLUSTER)
Information about access to the collection.
See ACCESS cluster.
Last updated: 5-Feb-1999