Place (Recommended)

Spatial characteristics of described resource, such as a country, city, region, address or other geographical term. Captures aboutness (e.g. Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Downtown; 96 S Grant Avenue; 6.703, 46.627)

Property Value
Label Place
DPLA Propertydcterms:spatial
DescriptionSpatial characteristics of described resource, such as a country, city, region, address or other geographical term. Captures aboutness
ExampleOhio; Columbus, Ohio; Downtown; 96 S Grant Avenue; 6.703, 46.627
Refinesdc:coverage ; dcterms:coverage
RepeatableYes
DC 1.1 Mappingdc:coverage
Qualified DC Mappingdc.coverage.spatial
MARC Mapping651 #0 (for LCSH place names) or #7 with the specific vocabulary source provided in subfield 2 (TGN, for example); 043 subfield c and 650 subfield z. (All of these refer to place names; geospatial coordinates are preferred when possible)
NotesSpatial topic and spatial applicability may be a location specified by its geographic coordinates (latitude, longitude) or a named place. A jurisdiction may be a named administrative entity or a geographic place to which the resource applies. Recommended best practice is to use unambiguous data such as geospatial coordinates. Where appropriate, named places can be used (full names used in a consistent hierarchy).
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.