Dublin core

The Dublin core field records the category of the object in the Dublin Core standard.

Field details

Private field
dublin_core is the field ID
Pick List with pr-existing terms
Detail tab in the object cataloguing page

Cataloguing tips

Applications like Trove and Digital NZ use the Dublin Core standard to ensure collections that use different cataloguing software are consistent across their website.


There are seven terms:

  • Collection

  • Interactive resource

  • Moving Image

  • Physical Object

  • Sound

  • Still Image

  • Text

Search tips

You can search on this field with:


For example, enter dublin_core: "moving image" into the search field to find all objects that are moving images.