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Format (Recommended)

Physical medium or dimensions of described resource. Literal(e.g. drawing; photograph; image/gif; )

Format Example
Property Value
Label Format
DPLA Propertydc:format
DescriptionPhysical medium or dimensions of described resource. Literal
Exampledrawing; photograph; image/gif;
Controlled Vocab / SyntaxIMT
Qualified DC Mappingdcterms:format
NotesThe physical medium. For dimensions, use Extent. For file type, use File Format field. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary
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.