19. Coverage (R)¶
19.2. Definition and Usage Instruction¶
The extent or scope of the content of the resource. Coverage will typically include temporal period (a period label, date, or date range) or jurisdiction (such as a named administrative entity).
It is recommended to use literal or non-literal values. If necessary, repeat this element to encode multiple periods.
- introduced in DRIVER Guidelines v2 element coverage
- to describe spatial location information (a place name or geographic coordinates) use the property Geo Location (O)
19.2.1. Property coverage (R, 0-n)¶
Use temporal period or jurisdiction information as value.
Example Spatial: temporal topic:
Example Spatial: BOX:
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<dc:coverage> scheme=historic; content=Ming Dynasty </dc:coverage>