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Label Title
URI dct_title_s
Obligation Required
Multivalued false
Field type string
Purpose To provide the user with the name of the resource
Entry Guidelines Titles should include place names and dates when available.
Commentary The title is the most prominent metadata field that users see when browsing or scanning search results. Since many datasets are created with ambiguous or non-unique titles, it may be worth the effort to improve or enhance them. The ideal sequence of a title is something akin to Topic of Layer: Place, Year. Putting the year at the end of a title produces better search results, since titles are left-anchored.
Controlled Vocabulary no
Example value "Address Points: Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2010"
Element Set DCMI
Group Bibliographic - general