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the Santa Fe Convention : XML transportation format for dc (Dublin Core) metadata format

The Santa Fe Convention is discontinued. Please use the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting instead.

The syntax description of dc can be found at

XML DTD for dc

The plain text DTD file can be retrieved here.

<!- Dublin Core -->
<!-- This DTD can be used to represent the elements of the
Dublin Core Metadata Set-->
<!-- Version taken from page 85 of CIMI Report -->
<!ENTITY % doctype "dc">             
<!ELEMENT %doctype; (title*, creator*, subject*, description*, publisher*, contributor*, 
                     date*, type*, format*, identifier*, source*,
                     language*, relation*, coverage*, rights*)>
<!ELEMENT title (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT creator (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT subject (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT description (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT publisher (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT contributor (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT format (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT identifier (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT source (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT language (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT relation (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT coverage (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT rights (#PCDATA)>

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  last updated January 20th 2001