Core Data Model Mapping Directory

Distribution

Represents a specific available form of a dataset. Each dataset might be available in different forms, these forms might represent different formats of the dataset or different endpoints. Examples of distributions include a downloadable CSV file, an API or an RSS feed

This represents a general availability of a dataset it implies no information about the actual access method of the data, i.e. whether it is a direct download, API, or some through Web page. The use of dcat:downloadURL property indicates directly downloadable distributions

Internal Identifier
dcat:Distribution
Public ID
dcat:Distribution
CDMMD ID
http://mapping.semic.eu/vdm/id/cv/c8a222c0c77cdfc1941ed1c398d4d218
Type
Class
Raw data
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Metadata

type Class
label Distribution
Title Distribution
definition Represents a specific available form of a dataset. Each dataset might be available in different forms, these forms might represent different formats of the dataset or different endpoints. Examples of distributions include a downloadable CSV file, an API or an RSS feed
Description This represents a general availability of a dataset it implies no information about the actual access method of the data, i.e. whether it is a direct download, API, or some through Web page. The use of dcat:downloadURL property indicates directly downloadable distributions
Type Class
has internal identifier dcat:Distribution
included asset Download URL (dcat:Distribution/dcat:downloadURL)
included asset media type (dcat:Distribution/dcat:mediaType)
included asset Access URL (dcat:Distribution/dcat:accessURL)
included asset licence (dcat:Distribution/dct:license)
included asset update/modification date (dcat:Distribution/dct:modified)
included asset Description (dcat:Distribution/dct:description)
included asset Release Date (dcat:Distribution/dct:issued)
included asset status (dcat:Distribution/adms:status)
included asset format (dcat:Distribution/dct:format)
included asset Rights (dcat:Distribution/dct:rights)
included asset Title (dcat:Distribution/dct:title)
included asset byteSize (dcat:Distribution/dcat:byteSize)
sample
Is Part Of DCAT-AP
Identifier dcat:Distribution

Referenced by

dataset distribution (dcat:Dataset/dct:distribution)