Name and version: Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, version 1.1
Alternative name: Dublin Core
Valid: From January 2008
The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set is a vocabulary of fifteen generic properties useful for describing a wide range of resources.
Intended use: Electronic resource description
Maintenance organization: Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
ISO Standard Number: ISO 15836:2009
Relationships to other standards: Concept Map
The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set is part of a larger set of metadata vocabularies and technical specifications maintained by the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.The Dublin Core Metadata Element Set is widely used for cross-domain resource discovery metadata and is referenced directly or indirectly in many other standards.
Description last updated / validated: 18 December 2009