31. Citation Conference Date (R)


31.1. Cardinality


Occurrence: 0-1

31.2. Definition and Usage Instruction

The date when the conference took place. This property is considered to be part of the bibliographic citation. Recommended best practice for encoding the date value is defined in a profile of ISO 8601 [W3CDTF] and follows the YYYY-MM-DD format.

Usage Instruction

The date should be formatted according to the W3C encoding rules for dates and times:

Complete date:

YYYY-MM-DD (e.g. 1997-07-16)


  • YYYY [four-digit year]
  • MM [two-digit month (01=January, etc.)]
  • DD [two-digit day of month (01 through 31)]

31.2.1. Property citationConferenceDate (R, 0-1)

Use the single date or start date and end date as values following these patterns:

  • YYYY-MM-DD [single date]
  • YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD [start date - end date]

31.3. Example

<oaire:citationConferenceDate>2013-09-22 - 2013-09-26</oaire:citationConferenceDate>