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AGLS Metadata Terms: A complete historical record

title:
AGLS Metadata Standard – History
identifier:
http://www.agls.gov.au/history/
creator:
National Archives of Australia; Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes, ACT 2600; +61 2 6212 3600
publisher:
National Archives of Australia; Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes, ACT 2600; +61 2 6212 3600
description:
AGLS Metadata Standard terms and references history
rights:
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2008
created:
2010-01-07
modified:
2010-01-07T12:45:33+10:00
subject:
metadata
language:
en-AU
format:
text/html
aggregationLevel:
collection

This document is a consolidated, historically complete, and updated representation of all properties and encoding schemes in AGLS-maintained namespaces in all of their historical versions both current and superseded. While this document may be useful for tracking changes in the status and attributes of terms over time, the latest information is in the document AGLS Metadata Terms.

For the equivalent history of Dublin Core terms, see DCMI Metadata Terms: A complete historical record.

Namespace: The DCMI Namespace within which the term is defined.
Date Issued: Date on which a term was first declared.
Date Modified: Date on which a term description was subsequently modified.
Decision: Date of the AGLS Maintenance Agency decision with regard to a description of a term.
Replaces: The immediately precedent historical description of a term.
Is Replaced By: The immediately subsequent historical description of a term.
Status: Status assigned to the term by the AGLS Maintenance Agency. This attribute should not be confused with the obligation status of each term.

Term Name: act
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/act
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Act
Definition: A specific piece of legislation which requires or drives the creation or provision of the resource.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/mandate
Refines: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/mandate
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: act-002
Replaces: act-001
Term Name: act
Label: Act
Definition: A reference to a specific state or federal act which requires the creation or provision of the resource.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/mandate
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: act-001
Is Replaced By: act-002
Term Name: accessibility
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/accessibility
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Accessibility
Definition: A statement indicating the accessibility characteristics of the resource.
Comment: The values assigned to this element will describe accessibility aspects of presentation, interface and content characteristics of the resource.
Comment:This property is not part of AS 5044-2010. It is included here and in AGLS schemas for testing purposes but should be regarded as unstable.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Conforming
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: accessibility-001
Term Name: aggregationLevel
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/aggregationLevel
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label:Aggregation Level
Definition: The level of aggregation of the described resource.
Comment: There are only two valid values for this property 'item' or 'collection'.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/type
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: aggregationLevel-002
Replaces: aggregationLevel-001
Term Name: aggregationLevel
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/aggregationLevel
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Aggregation Level
Definition: The level of aggregation of the resource being described.
Comment: There are only two values possible for this qualifier, either 'item' or 'collection'.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: aggregationLevel-001
Is Replaced By: aggregationLevel-002
Term Name: audience
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/audience
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/
Label: Audience
Definition: A target audience of the resource.
Comment: Types of audiences commonly used in this element include particular industry sectors, education levels, skill levels, occupations and equal employment opportunity categories. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary or formal classification scheme.
Type of Term: Element
Status: Obsolete
Decision: 2002-02-05
Is Replaced By: http://dublincore.org/usage/terms/history/#audience-003
Term Name: availability
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/availability
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Availability
Definition: How the resource can be obtained or accessed, or contact information.
Comment: The Availability element is primarily used for offline resources to provide information on how to obtain physical access to the resource.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: availabilityT-001
Replaces: availability-001
Term Name: availability
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/availability
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/
Label: Availability
Definition: How the resource can be obtained or contact information for obtaining the resource.
Type of Term: Element
Status: Obsolete
Decision: 2002-02-05
Version: availability-001
Is Replaced By: availabilityT-001
Term Name: case
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/case
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Case
Definition: A specific piece of case law which requires or drives the creation or provision of the resource.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/mandate
Refines: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/mandate
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: case-002
Replaces: case-001
Term Name: case
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/case
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Case
Definition: A reference to a specific case which requires the creation or provision of the resource.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/mandate
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: case-001
Is Replaced By: case-002
Term Name: category
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/category
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Type Category
Definition: The generic type of the resource being described.
Comment: There are only three valid values for this property 'service', 'document' or 'agency'.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/type
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: category-002
Replaces: category-001
Term Name: category
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/category
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Type Category
Definition: The generic type of the resource being described.
Comment: The value for this qualifier must be one of either service, document or agency.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type
Status: Obsolete
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: category-001
Is Replaced By: category-002
Term Name: dateLicensed
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/dateLicensed
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Date Licensed
Definition: Date a license was applied or became effective.
Comment: The license MAY be referred to in the license property.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/date
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/date
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: dateLicensed-001
Term Name: documentType
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/documentType
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Document Type
Definition: The form of the described resource where the value of category is 'document'.
Comment: Document is used in its widest sense and includes resources such as text, images, sound files and software.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/type
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: documentType-002
Replaces: documentType-001
Term Name: documentType
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/documentType
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Document Type
Definition: The form of the resource where category = document.
Comment: Document is used in its widest sense and includes such things as software sound files and images.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: documentType-001
Is Replaced By: documentType-002
Term Name: eligibility
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/eligibility
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Eligibility
Definition: Conditions or other requirements that must be met in order to access the resource.
Type of Term: Property
Status:Recommended
Decision: 20088-10-15
Version: eligibility-001
Term Name: function
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/function
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Function
Definition: The business function to which the resource relates.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: functionT-001
Replaces: function-001
Term Name: function
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/function
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/
Label: Function
Definition: The business function of the organisation to which the resource relates.
Type of Term: Element
Status: Obsolete
Decision: 2002-02-05
Version: function-001
Is Replaced By: functionT-001
Term Name: isBasisFor
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/isBasisFor
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Is Basis For
Definition: A related resource that is a performance, production, derivation, translation or interpretation of the described resource.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/relation
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: isBasisFor-002
Replaces: isBasisFor-001
Term Name: isBasisFor
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/isBasisFor
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Is Basis For
Definition: The described resource pre-existed the referenced resource, which is a performance, production, derivation, translation or interpretation of the described resource.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: isBasisFor-001
Is Replaced By: isBasisFor-002
Term Name: isBasedOn
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/isBasedOn
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Is Based On
Definition: A related resource of which the described resource is a performance, production, derivation, translation or interpretation.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/relation
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: isBasedOn-002
Replaces: isBasedOn-001
Term Name: isBasedOn
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/isBasedOn
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Is Based On
Definition: The described resource is a performance, production, derivation, translation or interpretation of the referenced resource.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/relation
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: isBasedOn-001
Is Replaced By: isBasedOn-002
Term Name: jurisdiction
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/jurisdiction
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Australian Jurisdiction
Definition: The name of the political/administrative entity covered by the described resource.
Comment: Jurisdiction is a description of the territory over which a particular government exercises its authority to which the resource is applicable.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/coverage
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/coverage
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: jurisdiction-002
Replaces: jurisdiction-001
Term Name: jurisdiction
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/jurisdiction
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Australian Jurisdiction
Definition: The name of the political/administrative entity covered by the content of the resource.
Comment: Jurisdiction is a description of the territory over which a particular government exercises its authority or a particular business transacts its operations, to which the resource content is applicable.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/coverage
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: jurisdiction-001
Is Replaced By: jurisdiction-002
Term Name: mandate
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/mandate
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Mandate
Definition: A specific legal instrument which requires or drives the creation or provision of the resource.
Comment: The element is useful to indicate the specific legal instrument which requires the resource being described to be created or provided. The value of this element may be a text string describing a specific act, regulation or case, or a URI pointing to the legal instrument in question.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: mandate-002
Replaces: mandate-001
Term Name: mandate
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/mandate
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/
Label: Language
Definition: A specific warrant which requires the resource to be created or provided.
Comment: The element is useful to indicate the specific legal mandate which requires the resource being described to be created or provided to the public. The content of this element will usually be a reference to a specific act, regulation or case, but may be a URI pointing to the legal instrument in question.
Type of Term: Element
Status: Obsolete
Decision: 2002-02-05
Version: mandate-001
Is Replaced By: mandate-002
Term Name: postcode
Label: Postcode
Definition: Australian postcode(s) applicable to the spatial coverage of the resource content.
Comment: Postcode refers to the actual Australian postcode(s) which is relevant to the spatial coverage of the resource content. This qualifier will be of particular use in describing services.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/coverage
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: postcode-001
Is Replaced By: http://purl.org/dc/terms/spatial
Term Name: protectiveMarking
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/protectiveMarking
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Protective Marking
Definition: A protective marking applied to the described resource.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/rights
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/rights
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: protectiveMarking-001
Term Name: regulation
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/regulation
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Regulation
Definition: A specific regulation which requires or drives the creation or provision of the resource.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/mandate
Refines: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/mandate
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: regulation-002
Replaces: regulation-001
Term Name: regulation
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/regulation
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Regulation
Definition: A reference to a specific regulation which requires the creation or provision of the resource.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/1.2/mandate
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: regulation-001
Is Replaced By: regulation-002
Term Name: serviceType
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/serviceType
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Service Type
Definition: The form of the described resource where the value of category is 'service'.
Type of Term: Property
Status: Recommended
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/terms/type
Decision: 2008-03-04
Version: serviceType-002
Replaces: serviceType-001
Term Name: serviceType
URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/serviceType
Namespace: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
Label: Service Type
Definition: The type of service being offered where category = service.
Type of Term: element-refinement
Status: Obsolete
Refines: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/type
Decision: 2002-04-18
Version: serviceType-001
Is Replaced By: serviceType-002