RDF Schemas

LAWI RDF Schemas

The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a metadata framework that provides a degree of semantic interoperability among applications that exchange machine-processible metadata. An RDF Schema is a specification developed and maintained under the auspices of the World Wide Web Consortium. More information is available at http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-schema/.

LAWI identifies metadata terms with Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) in the LAWI target namespace URIs listed below.
These RDF Schemas are identified as being Internet Media Type application/rdf+xml. Not all web browsers associate a default action with application/rdf+xml, so users of some browsers may be offered a choice of actions.

As the LAWI grows and evolves, the target namespace redirects are revised to point to successive updated RDF Schemas.

Note: the Resource Description Framework standard uses URIs only to identify resources. Web browsers also use URIs to retrieve resources. RDF does not assume that the URI identifies a retrievable web resource.

The following namespace prefixes are used in RDF encoding for AGLS metadata:

Namespace prefix Namespace URI
dcterms http://purl.org/dc/terms/
dcam http://purl.org/dc/dcam/
aglsterms http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/
agentterms http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/agentterms/
availterms http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/availterms/
adminterms http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/adminterms/
rdf http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#
xsd http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#

LAWI Metadata Terms

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/terms/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/lawiterms.rdf
LAWI Agent Terms

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/agentterms/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/agentterms.rdf
LAWI Availability Terms

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/availterms/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/availterms.rdf
LAWI Admin Terms

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/adminterms/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/adminterms.rdf
LAWI Agent Syntax Encoding Scheme

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/LawiAgent/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/LawiAgent.rdf
LAWI Availability Syntax Encoding Scheme

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/LawiAvail/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/LawiAvail.rdf
LAWI Jurisdiction Vocabulary Encoding Scheme

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/LawiJuri/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/LawiJuri.rdf
LAWI Document Vocabulary Encoding Scheme

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/lawi-document/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/lawi-document.rdf
LAWI Service Vocabulary Encoding Scheme

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/lawi-service/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/lawi-service.rdf
LAWI Audience Vocabulary Encoding Scheme

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/lawi-audience/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/lawi-audience.rdf
LAWI Element Set

The original elements. Retained for use by legacy and Simple Dublin Core implementations.

As of 2010-06-30, the schema associated with http://www.lawi.gov.au/lawi/1.2/ may be found at http://www.lawi.gov.au/schemas/rdfs/2010/06/30/lawi.rdf


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