A standardized rights statement that describes access permissions and restrictions for the public user. This statement will generally be specific to a collection or an organization. A default rights statement should be available for a generic description of broadly applicable rights in the absence of a specific statement. Also, the ability to add a generic free-text description should be supported for a rights declaration at the resource level.
rightsDeclaration has the following components:
A value (the actual statement)
Rights Declaration - Value
Generally, a statement specific to a project or a collection will be used within a template.
An organization may want to use eye-readable license text or reference a relevant Creative Commons license via URL link in this data element. CF: www.creativecommons.org.
none. This should be assigned by collection owners at point of need, since each collection or using organization will probably need a unique Rights Declaration.
The creator owns the copyright to this work.
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial Unported 3.0 license, which allows you to share and adapt the work for noncommercial purposes, with attribution. Please read the full terms of the license at the following link: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ before reuse of the work.
Rights Declaration - Authority
This is the party responsible for maintaining the values that appear in this data element.
Rights Declaration - ID
This is an ID (unique identifier) to enable the cataloger to select the statement appropriate to each collection or project.