Date (Recommended)

Date value as supplied by data provider (e.g. 1940-02-20; 1940-02; 1940; February 20, 1940)

Property Value
Label Date
DPLA Propertydc:date
DescriptionDate value as supplied by data provider
Example1940-02-20; 1940-02; 1940; February 20, 1940
RepeatableYes
Controlled Vocab / SyntaxISO 8601 (W3CDTF)
DC 1.1 Mappingdc:date
MARC Mapping260 subfield c (Date of publication, distribution, etc.) or subfield g (Date of manufacture); 264 subfield c
NotesDate may be used to express temporal information at any level of granularity. Recommended best practice is to use an encoding scheme. Date refinements are generally useful in situations where more than one date is needed, and the difference between the dates may be important to users.
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.