Metadata Collections & QA

Overview: News-Opps version 1.0.00

This page describes characteristics of a particular DLESE metadata framework and version number. Topics include:

Required metadata

  • Type - of news, event or opportunity (e.g. conference, grant, etc.)
  • Title - name of the news, event or opportunity
  • Language - the language of the resource and metadata
  • URL - the url to an online information about the announcement
  • Description - a narrative describing the content, purpose or goal of the announcement
  • Topics- general topic areas that the announcement is about or covers
  • Archive date - the date the announcement should no longer be considered news
  • Post date - the date the announcement should be made publicly accessible
  • Record creation date - the date of metadata record creation
  • Other date information - (actually optional but strongly suggest it to be completed) start, stop, due or apply by dates for the announcement
  • Target audience - the appropriate educational group for the announcement
  • Contact person - contact information for the author or publisher of the announcement


Tool support to create required metadata

Features and constraints

  • Has event start and stop dates
  • Has post and archive dates
  • No HTML is allowed in the metadata record


Last updated: 12-13-04
DLESE Metadata