Metadata for general purposes

Dublin Core Exercises and Sources

DC creation tool to be used:

Online:

Offline: Download DC template (PDF file)

If you use an XML editor: download the XML Schemas
http://dublincore.org/schemas/xmls/

Best Practices and guidelines:

Exercises:

1.1 Create a DC record for a single-file journal article:

1.2 Create a DC record for a multi-file online tutorial:

1.3 Create collection level DC records for:

  1. D-Lib Magazine.
    Note: Please treat the whole magazine, not a particular issue.
    URLs: http://www.dlib.org/ and http://www.dlib.org/about.html
     
  2. Xpeditions website http://education.nationalgeographic.org/?xpop=1
     
  3. Explore Mars Now
    http://www.exploremarsnow.org

1.4 Create a DC record for a dynamic content Web site that provides dynamic information on the screen based on the search or browse queries:

1.5 Create a DC record for a Web page that contains multiple contributors:

Standard vocabularies and rules for appropriate values that will be used in the records of this exercise.

DC documents