Comparison of collection description schemes
Attributes are grouped into 3 general areas:
Note that in some schemes attributes appear in more than one group.
The aim is to determine a 'core' set of collection description attributes.
|Scheme||Collection||Access||Terms and conditions|
|Dublin Core||Title, Subject, Description, Creator, Publisher, Contributor, Date, Type, Format, Source, Language, Relation, Coverage,||Date, Format, Identifier,||Rights,|
|GILS||Originator, Contributor, Date Of Publication, Place of Publication, Language of Resource, Abstract, Controlled Subject Index, Subject Terms Uncontrolled, Spatial Domain, Time Period, Sources of Data, Methodology, Supplemental Information, Purpose, Agency Program, Cross Reference, Schedule Number, Control Identifier, Original Control Identifier, Record source, Language of Record, Date of Last Modification, Record Review Date,||Availability, Point of Contact,||Access Constraints, Use Constraints,|
|ROADS SERVICE template||Title, Admin, Owner, Sponsoring, Publisher, Description, Authentication, Keywords, Short-Title, Alternative-Title, Language, ISSN, Discussion, Source, Category, Subject-Descriptor, Subject-Descriptor-Scheme,||URI, Access-Times, Registration,||Access-Policy, Charging-Policy,|
|WASRV||Owner, Content-Owner, Geographic-Location, Description,||Service-URL, Service, Server-Name, Server-Port, Protocol-Version, Availability,||Cost,|
|ISAD(G)||Reference code, Title, Dates of creation of the material in the unit of description, Level of description, Extent of the unit of description, Name of creator, Administrative/Biographical history, Dates of accumulation of the unit of description, Custodial history, Immediate source of acquisition, Scope and content/Abstract, Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information, Accruals, System of arrangement, Location of originals, Existence of copies, Related units of description, Associated material, Publication note, Note,||Legal status, Access conditions, Copyright/Conditions governing reproduction, Language of material, Physical characteristics, Finding aids,|