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Temporal Coverage

Label Temporal Coverage
Order 13
URI dct_temporal_sm
Obligation Recommended
Multiplicity 0-*
Field type string
Purpose To provide the user with a free text description of the time period or ranges of what is depicted in the resource
Entry Guidelines This is a text string and can indicate uncertainty.
Commentary Since this field is multi-valued, multiple strings can be used to indicate the time period the resource depicts, when the data was collected, and/or when the resources was created. Examples include: “approximately 1910”, “1800-1805”, “before 2000”.
Controlled Vocabulary no
Example value “1980-1995”
Element Set DCMI
Group Temporal