Avoindata.fi DCAT-AP extension

Vocabularies

PrefixURI
admshttp://www.w3.org/ns/adms#
dcathttp://www.w3.org/ns/dcat#
dcataphttp://data.europa.eu/r5r/
dcthttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
foafhttp://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/
locnhttp://www.w3.org/ns/locn#
owlhttp://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#
odrlhttp://www.w3.org/ns/odrl/2/
rdfshttp://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#
schemahttp://schema.org/
skoshttp://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core#
spdxhttp://spdx.org/rdf/terms#
xsdhttp://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#
vannhttp://purl.org/vocab/vann/
voafhttp://purl.org/vocommons/voaf#
vcardhttp://www.w3.org/2006/vcard/ns#

Classes

Catalog

Catalogue

A catalogue or repository that hosts the Datasets being described.

Properties

Mandatory properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dcat:dataset dcat:Dataset 1..n This property links the Catalogue with a Dataset that is part of the Catalogue.
dct:description rdfs:Literal 1..n This property contains a free-text account of the Catalogue. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the description. For further information on multilingual issues, please refer to section 8.
dct:publisher foaf:Agent 1..1 This property refers to an entity (organisation) responsible for making the Catalogue available.
dct:title rdfs:Literal 1..n This property contains a name given to the Catalogue. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the name.
Recommended properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
foaf:homepage foaf:Document 0..1 This property refers to a web page that acts as the main page for the Catalogue.
dct:language dct:LinguisticSystem 0..n This property refers to a language used in the textual metadata describing titles, descriptions, etc. of the Datasets in the Catalogue. This property can be repeated if the metadata is provided in multiple languages.
dct:license dct:LicenseDocument 0..1 This property refers to the licence under which the Catalogue can be used or reused.
dct:issued rdfs:Literal typed as xsd:date or xsd:dateTime 0..1 This property contains the date of formal issuance (e.g., publication) of the Catalogue.
dct:spatial dct:Location 0..n This property refers to a geographical area covered by the Catalogue.
dcat:themeTaxonomy skos:ConceptScheme 0..n This property refers to a knowledge organization system used to classify the Catalogue's Datasets.
dct:modified rdfs:Literal typed as xsd:date or xsd:dateTime 0..1 This property contains the most recent date on which the Catalogue was modified.
Optional properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dct:hasPart dcat:Catalog 0..n This property refers to a related Catalogue that is part of the described Catalogue
dct:isPartOf dcat:Catalog 0..1 This property refers to a related Catalogue in which the described Catalogue is physically or logically included.
dcat:record dcat:CatalogRecord 0..n This property refers to a Catalogue Record that is part of the Catalogue
dct:rights dct:RightsStatement 0..1 This property refers to a statement that specifies rights associated with the Catalogue.
dcat:service dcat:DataService 0..n This property refers to a site or end-point that is listed in the catalog.
dcat:catalog dcat:Catalog 0..n This property refers to a catalog whose contents are of interest in the context of this catalog
dct:creator foaf:Agent 0..1 This property refers to the entity primarily responsible for producing the catalogue

Dataset

Dataset

A conceptual entity that represents the information published.

Properties

Mandatory properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dct:description rdfs:Literal 1..n This property contains a free-text account of the Dataset. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the description.
dct:title rdfs:Literal 1..n This property contains a name given to the Dataset. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the name.
Recommended properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dcat:contactPoint vcard:Kind 0..n This property contains contact information that can be used for sending comments about the Dataset.
dcat:distribution dcat:Distribution 0..n This property links the Dataset to an available Distribution.
dcat:keyword rdfs:Literal 0..n This property contains a keyword or tag describing the Dataset.
dct:publisher foaf:Agent 0..1 This property refers to an entity (organisation) responsible for making the Dataset available.
dct:spatial dct:Location 0..n This property refers to a geographic region that is covered by the Dataset.
dct:temporal dct:PeriodOfTime 0..n This property refers to a temporal period that the Dataset covers.
dcat:theme, subproperty of dct:subject skos:Concept 0..n This property refers to a category of the Dataset. A Dataset may be associated with multiple themes.
Optional properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dct:accessRights dct:RightsStatement 0..1 This property refers to information that indicates whether the Dataset is open data, has access restrictions or is not public. A controlled vocabulary with three members (:public, :restricted, :non-public) will be created and maintained by the Publications Office of the EU.
dct:creator foaf:Agent 0..1 This property refers to the entity primarily responsible for producing the dataset
dct:conformsTo dct:Standard 0..n This property refers to an implementing rule or other specification.
foaf:page foaf:Document 0..n This property refers to a page or document about this Dataset.
dct:accrualPeriodicity dct:Frequency 0..1 This property refers to the frequency at which the Dataset is updated.
dct:hasVersion dcat:Dataset 0..n This property refers to a related Dataset that is a version, edition, or adaptation of the described Dataset.
dct:identifier rdfs:Literal 0..n This property contains the main identifier for the Dataset, e.g. the URI or other unique identifier in the context of the Catalogue.
dct:isReferencedBy rdfs:Resource 0..n This property provides a link to a description of a relationship with another resource
dct:isVersionOf dcat:Dataset 0..n This property refers to a related Dataset of which the described Dataset is a version, edition, or adaptation.
dcat:landingPage foaf:Document 0..n This property refers to a web page that provides access to the Dataset, its Distributions and/or additional information. It is intended to point to a landing page at the original data provider, not to a page on a site of a third party, such as an aggregator.
dct:language dct:LinguisticSystem 0..n This property refers to a language of the Dataset. This property can be repeated if there are multiple languages in the Dataset.
adms:identifier adms:Identifier 0..n This property refers to a secondary identifier of the Dataset, such as MAST/ADS1, DataCite2, DOI3, EZID4 or W3ID5.
dct:provenance dct:ProvenanceStatement 0..n This property contains a statement about the lineage of a Dataset.
prov:qualifiedAttribution prov:Attribution 0..n This property refers to a liink to an Agent having some form of responsibility for the resource
dcat:qualifiedRelation dcat:Relationship 0..n This property is about a related resource, such as a publication, that references, cites, or otherwise points to the dataset.
dct:relation rdfs:Resource 0..n This property refers to a related resource.
dct:issued rdfs:Literal typed as xsd:date or xsd:dateTime 0..1 This property contains the date of formal issuance (e.g., publication) of the Dataset.
adms:sample dcat:Distribution 0..n This property refers to a sample distribution of the dataset
dct:source dcat:Dataset 0..n This property refers to a related Dataset from which the described Dataset is derived.
dcat:spatialResolutionInMeters xsd:decimal 0..n This property refers to the minimum spatial separation resolvable in a dataset, measured in meters.
dcat:temporalResolution xsd:duration 0..n This property refers to the minimum time period resolvable in the dataset.
dct:type skos:Concept 0..1 This property refers to the type of the Dataset. A controlled vocabulary for the values has not been established.
dct:modified rdfs:Literal typed as xsd:date or xsd:dateTime 0..1 This property contains the most recent date on which the Dataset was changed or modified.
owl:versionInfo rdfs:Literal 0..1 This property contains a version number or other version designation of the Dataset.
adms:versionNotes rdfs:Literal 0..n This property contains a description of the differences between this version and a previous version of the Dataset. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the version notes.
prov:wasGeneratedBy prov:Activity 0..n This property refers to an activity that generated, or provides the business context for, the creation of the dataset.

Distribution

Distribution

A physical embodiment of the Dataset in a particular format.

Properties

Mandatory properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dcat:accessURL rdfs:Resource 1..n This property contains a URL that gives access to a Distribution of the Dataset. The resource at the access URL may contain information about how to get the Dataset.
Recommended properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dcatap:availability skos:Concept 0..1 This property indicates how long it is planned to keep the Distribution of the Dataset available.
dct:description rdfs:Literal 0..n This property contains a free-text account of the Distribution. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the description.
dct:format dct:MediaTypeOrExtent 0..1 This property refers to the file format of the Distribution.
dct:license dct:LicenseDocument 0..1 This property refers to the licence under which the Distribution is made available.
Optional properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dcat:accessService dcat:DataService 0..n This property refers to a data service that gives access to the distribution of the dataset
dcat:byteSize rdfs:Literal typed as xsd:decimal 0..1 This property contains the size of a Distribution in bytes.
spdx:checksum spdx:Checksum 0..1 This property provides a mechanism that can be used to verify that the contents of a distribution have not changed. The checksum is related to the downloadURL.
dcat:compressFormat dct:MediaType 0..1 This property refers to the format of the file in which the data is contained in a compressed form, e.g. to reduce the size of the downloadable file. It SHOULD be expressed using a media type as defined in the official register of media types managed by IANA.
foaf:page foaf:Document 0..n This property refers to a page or document about this Distribution.
dcat:downloadURL rdfs:Resource 0..n This property contains a URL that is a direct link to a downloadable file in a given format.
odrl:hasPolicy odrl:Policy 0..1 This property refers to the policy expressing the rights associated with the distribution if using the ODRL vocabulary
dct:language dct:LinguisticSystem 0..n This property refers to a language used in the Distribution. This property can be repeated if the metadata is provided in multiple languages.
dct:conformsTo dct:Standard 0..n This property refers to an established schema to which the described Distribution conforms.
dcat:mediaType, subproperty of dct:format dct:MediaType 0..1 This property refers to the media type of the Distribution as defined in the official register of media types managed by IANA.
dcat:packageFormat dct:MediaType 0..1 This property refers to the format of the file in which one or more data files are grouped together, e.g. to enable a set of related files to be downloaded together. It SHOULD be expressed using a media type as defined in the official register of media types managed by IANA.
dct:issued rdfs:Literal typed as xsd:date or xsd:dateTime 0..1 This property contains the date of formal issuance (e.g., publication) of the Distribution.
dct:rights dct:RightsStatement 0..1 This property refers to a statement that specifies rights associated with the Distribution.
dcat:spatialResolutionInMeters xsd:decimal 0..n This property refers to the minimum spatial separation resolvable in a dataset distribution, measured in meters.
adms:status skos:Concept 0..1 This property refers to the maturity of the Distribution. It MUST take one of the values Completed, Deprecated, Under Development, Withdrawn.
dcat:temporalResolution xsd:duration 0..n This property refers to the minimum time period resolvable in the dataset distribution.
dct:temporal dct:PeriodOfTime 0..n This property refers to a temporal period that the Distribution covers.
dct:title rdfs:Literal 0..n This property contains a name given to the Distribution. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the description.
dct:modified rdfs:Literal typed as xsd:date or xsd:dateTime 0..1 This property contains the most recent date on which the Distribution was changed or modified.

CatalogueRecord

Catalogue Record

A description of a Dataset’s entry in the Catalogue.

Properties

Mandatory properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
foaf:primaryTopic dcat:Dataset or dcat:Dataservice or dcat:Catalog 1..1 This property links the Catalogue Record to the Dataset, Data service or Catalog described in the record.
dct:modified rdfs:Literal typed as xsd:date or xsd:dateTime 1..1 This property contains the most recent date on which the Catalogue entry was changed or modified.
Recommended properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dct:conformsTo dct:Standard 0..1 This property refers to an Application Profile that the Dataset’s metadata conforms to
adms:status skos:Concept 0..1 This property refers to the type of the latest revision of a Dataset's entry in the Catalogue.
dct:issued rdfs:Literal typed as xsd:date or xsd:dateTime 0..1 This property contains the date on which the description of the Dataset was included in the Catalogue.
Optional properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dct:description rdfs:Literal 0..n This property contains a free-text account of the record. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the description.
dct:language dct:LinguisticSystem 0..n This property refers to a language used in the textual metadata describing titles, descriptions, etc. of the Dataset. This property can be repeated if the metadata is provided in multiple languages.
dct:source dcat:CatalogRecord 0..1 This property refers to the original metadata that was used in creating metadata for the Dataset
dct:title rdfs:Literal 0..n This property contains a name given to the Catalogue Record. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the name.

DataService

Data Service

A collection of operations that provides access to one or more datasets or data processing functions.

Properties

Mandatory properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dcat:endpointURL rdfs:Resource 1..n The root location or primary endpoint of the service (an IRI).
dct:title rdfs:Literal 1..n This property contains a name given to the Data Service. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the name.
Recommended properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dcat:endpointDescription rdfs:Resource 0..n This property contains a description of the services available via the end-points, including their operations, parameters etc.The property gives specific details of the actual endpoint instances, while dct:conformsTo is used to indicate the general standard or specification that the endpoints implement.
dcat:servesDataset dcat:Dataset 0..n This property refers to a collection of data that this data service can distribute.
Optional properties
TermRangeCardinalityComment
dct:accessRights dct:RightsStatement 0..1 This property MAY include information regarding access or restrictions based on privacy, security, or other policies.
dct:description rdfs:Literal 0..n This property contains a free-text account of the Data Service. This property can be repeated for parallel language versions of the description.
dct:license dct:LicenseDocument 0..1 This property contains the licence under which the Data service is made available.