Vocabularies for _General / Not domain-specific

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RDF Knowledge Organization System (KOS)
Name Description
agINFRA Resource Types A value vocabulary listing all main resource types used in the AGRIS database and other agINFRA data sources for the dc:type property.
IEEE LOM standard
Learning Resource Exchange (LRE) Thesaurus This vocabulary describes the subject of a learning resource and is continuously used in the European Schoolnet’s services. The scope of the LRE Thesaurus is: a) Content of multimedia educational materials; b) Content of teaching, guidance, evaluation and administration supporting materials. Managed by the European Schoolnet Vocabulary Bank for Education (VBE).
FAO Geopolitical Ontology The Geopolitical Ontology is a full ontology including both the metadata vocabulary and the actual geopolitical concepts defining countries and territories. Since it is used mostly as reference for geopolitical entities, we consider it as a KOS rather than as a metadata vocabulary (which in part it also is).
RDF vocabulary
Name Description
agINFRA Web Services vocabulary An RDF vocabulary for representing web services and web-based APIs, from RESTful APIs (including RSS feeds, OAI-PMH endpoints, SPARQL endpoints etc.) to SOAP web services to XML/RPC web services etc.
RING DCAT extension Extension of the DCAT vocabulary for special needs in the CIARD RING (e.g. special properties for OAI-PMH distributions or API-based distributions).
The data cube vocabulary This vocabulary allows multi-dimensional data, such as statistics, to be published in RDF. It is based on the core information model from SDMX (and thus also DDI).
The Statistical Core Vocabulary (SCOVO) A vocabulary for representing statistical data on the Web.Note: The SCOVO vocabulary is deprecated. It has been replaced by the Data Cube Vocabulary. It is listed here because parts of it have been re-used in the Data Cube vocabulary.
The Bibliographic Ontology The Bibliographic Ontology describes bibliographic things on the semantic Web in RDF. This ontology can be used as a citation ontology, as a document classification ontology, or simply as a way to describe any kind of document in RDF.
The data catalog vocabulary DCAT is an RDF vocabulary designed to facilitate interoperability between data catalogs published on the Web. It further enables decentralized publishing of catalogs and facilitates federated dataset search across sites.