Guidance on publishing application profiles of vocabularies

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A page for info on the AP guidance document

Application Profile definition

An Application Profile is a specification that re-uses terms from one or more base standards, adding more specificity by identifying mandatory, recommended and optional elements to be used for a particular application, as well as recommendations for controlled vocabularies to be used. Source: the DCAT-AP v1.1. document available from

DCAT Application Profiles

List of existing DCAT Application Profiles

Analysis of DCAT Application Profiles

See spreadsheet [[1]]

Reference documentation

For background information about APs in Dublin Core, see Karen's mail