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Qualified Dublin Core

Scheme

Type

What it encodes

Example

DCMI Box

Syntax

Region of space

The Western Hemisphere:
westlimit=180; eastlimit=0

DCMI Period

Syntax

Period of time

World War II:
name=World War II; start=1939; end=1945

DCMI Point

Syntax

A particular location

Perth, Western Australia:
name=Perth, W.A.; east=115.85717;
north=-31.95301

DCMIType

Vocabulary

Type of resource

Quicktime video file:
MovingImage

DDC

Vocabulary

Dewey Decimal Classification

599 Mammalia. Mammals

IMT

Vocabulary

Internet Media Type - also known as MIME types

Quicktime video file:
 video/quicktime

ISO 639-2

Syntax

Three-letter codes for languages

Arabic:
ara

LCC

Vocabulary

Library of Congress Classification

QL700-739.8

LCSH

Vocabulary

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Animal Psychology

MeSH

Vocabulary

Medical Subject Headings

Animals, Wild

RFC4646

Syntax

Languages

English as used in the U.S.:
en-US

TGN

Vocabulary

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Perth in Western Australia:
Perth (inhabited place) ID: 7001977

UDC

Vocabulary

Universal Decimal Classification

599 Mammalia. Mammals

URI

Syntax

Uniform Resource Identifiers

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986.txt

W3CDTF

Syntax

Date and time

November 5, 1994, 8:15:30 am, US Eastern Standard Time:
1994-11-05T08:15:30-05:00

Table 6.3b: Qualified Dublin Core; Notes on encoding schemes