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Creator (Recommended)

Entity primarily responsible for making described resource(e.g. President Edmund B. Paxton; Columbus Writers Club)

Creator Example
Property Value
Label Creator
DPLA Propertydcterms:creator
DescriptionEntity primarily responsible for making described resource
ExamplePresident Edmund B. Paxton; Columbus Writers Club
Refinesdc:creator ; dcterms:contributor
Controlled Vocab / SyntaxLCNAF
DC 1.1 Mappingdc:creator
MARC Mapping100, 110, 111, 700, 710, 711 when the value of the subfield e is "author" or "creator."
NotesExamples of a Creator include a person, an organization, or a service. Use Library of Congress Authorities to guide formatting of names.
Property Glossary
Index of Properties
Label The unique name used in the Metadata Application Profile.
Status Status labels for elements can include Required, Recommended, and Optional.
Description Brief description of the element.
Refines The Dublin Core metadata field of which the described term is a sub-property.
Repeatable ‘YES’ means that a field may be used multiple times in an item record.
‘NO’ means that a field can onlt be used once in an item record.
Controlled Vocab/Syntax Recommended vocabulary for element, if available.
(For data quality and consistency)
DC 1.1 Mapping The Dublin Core element to which the metadata field name maps.
MARC Mapping The MARC field to which the Dublin Core metadata is crosswalked.
Notes Applicable notes for the element.
Example Examples of best practices for the described field.