November 27, 2015

Rights Info, DOI and PubMed ID From PubMed Central Articles Now Available in Two Dublin Core Metadata Elements

From a National Library of Medicine/PMC Discussion List:

Additional information from PMC articles is now available in two Dublin Core metadata elements from the OAI web service.

1. <dc:identifier> – PubMed ID and DOI, where available, have been added.



2. <dc:rights> – CC license information, where available, have been added.


<dc:rights>This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.</dc:rights>

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