Simple Multimedia

gbif:Multimedia

Simple extension for exchanging metadata about multimedia resources, in particular links to image, video and audio files.

Link: http://web.archive.org/web/20080225232621/http://www.dartmouth.edu/comp/about/projects/digitalmedia/images/resources/metadata-schemas.html


Properties



type
The kind of media object. Recommended terms from the DCMI Type Vocabulary are StillImage, Sound or MovingImage for GBIF to index and show the media files.
Examples: StillImage
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/type
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type Dublin Core Type Vocabulary
Requiredfalse
format
The format the image is exposed in. It is recommended to use a IANA registered media type, but known file suffices are permissible too. See http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/media-types.xhtml
Examples: image/jpeg
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/format
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
identifier
The public URL that identifies and locates the media file directly, not the html page it might be shown on. It is highly recommended that a URL to a media file of good resolution is provided or at least dc:reference in cases no public URI exists.
Examples: http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5127/5242866958_98afd8cbce_o.jpg
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/identifier
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type uri
Requiredfalse
references
An html webpage that shows the image or its metadata. This link should be used for html based image viewers like FSI and should be used as a source link wherever the media item is shown. It is recommended to provide this url even if a media file exists as it will be used for linking out.
See also http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/index.htm#dcterms:references
Examples: http://www.flickr.com/photos/victorsaavedramartinez/1866107071/
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/references
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type uri
Requiredfalse
title
The media items title. Strongly recommended as in many cases this will be used as the hyperlink text, and should be used accrodingly.
Examples: Andorinha-do-rio (Tachycineta albiventer)
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/title
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
description
A textual description of the content of the media item
Examples: Female Tachycineta albiventer photographed in the Amazon, Brazil, in November 2010.
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/description
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
created
The date and time this media item was taken
Examples: 2010-09-29
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/created
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type date
Requiredfalse
creator
The person that took the image, recorded the video or sound
Examples: David Remsen
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/creator
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
contributor
Any contributor in addition to the creator that helped in recording the media item
Examples: Dana Mock
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/contributor
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
publisher
An entity responsible for making the image available.
Examples: Flickr
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/publisher
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
audience
A class or description for whom the image is intended or useful
Examples: "experts", "general public", "children"
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/audience
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
source
If the media item was derived or taken from another source this is the reference to that resource. For example a book from which an image was scanned or the original provider of a photo/graphic, such as photography agencies.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/source
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
license
License for this media object. Can be text or a url like creative commons uses
Examples: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/license
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
rightsHolder
A person or organization owning or managing rights over the media item.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/rightsHolder
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
datasetID
An identifier for a subset of data.
See also http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/index.htm#datasetID
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/datasetID
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse