Hi Dan,

The Dutch government has developed a DCAP called OWMS and declared it -
comply or explain - standard for government information on  the web. It is
applied to several content collections like local announcements, permits,
products and services and several web sites. And we are developing an AP
for open data and for legislation as we speak.

When the Dutch Standardisation committee declared OWMS a comply or explain
standard, they strongly advised us to monitor the future developments
related to and determine possible implications for Dutch Gov
metadata. The last time I had a closer look at, last year, I
thought it would need some extension to be interesting for the domain of
public sector information.

As  you will understand most of the documentation and content is in Dutch,
which I know is not completely new to you, but perhaps that is not what you
are looking for. Or perhaps you could use help to make an
interpretation. Are you looking for real real-world records or just for
record descriptions? Just let me know if you are interested in these kind
of examples and I will see how I could help you.

An example of real-world records in English can be found in the content
collection of the web site of our central government [1]. See for example
the dcterms in the <head> section of [2].



2012/5/12 Dan Brickley <[log in to unmask]>

> Hi all
> I keep finding myself in need of a collection of real-world examples
> of DC usage. I can't be alone in this!
> For the mapping work, and in general to inform discussion
> around about how it might add vocabulary around
>, etc., it
> would be great to have a few (10-20, say) examples of different Dublin
> Core records. I know DC has been used and extended in all kinds of
> ways, from image archives, educational resources, books, OAI-PMH,
> articles, etc etc. I just can't easily put my hands on some
> illustrative examples of all this. It would be particularly useful to
> have a sense of which patterns are most widely used - a theme which
> ties in to the 'application profiles' discussion. But just a standard
> bundle of basic DC examples would be great to start with - does anyone
> have something like this?
> cheers,
> Dan