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Label Publisher
Order 06
URI dct_publisher_sm
Obligation Recommended
Multiplicity 0-*
Field type string
Purpose To credit the entity that first made a new version of something available
Entry Guidelines The suggested controlled vocabulary is the Library of Congress Name Authority File.
Commentary The distinction between dc_publisher_s and dc_creator_sm for data is often vague. Publishers should be the administrative body or organization that made the original resource available, regardless of who compiled or produced the data.
Controlled Vocabulary no
Example value “ML InfoMap (Firm)”
Element Set DCMI
Group Bibliographic - entity