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Metadata registry

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The Metadata Registry is a comprehensive list of metadata fields available to Collection Administrators and Item Editors. Please see the repository application profile for detail guidelines on creating descriptive metadata.

 

Mandatory Elements

Available Elements (in Alphabetical Order)

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Discontinued Elements

 

Mandatory Elements

The only mandatory elements required at a repository level are dc.title and dc.rights.__. However, projects may elect to mandate certain elements at a collection level. Check project documentation for details.

 

Available Elements (in Alphabetical Order)

See Legend below for more information

 

Element

Description/Scope Note

dc.citation.bibtexName 3

Bibliographic citation field used for conference papers.

dc.citation.conferenceDate 3

Bibliographic citation field used for conference papers.

dc.citation.conferenceName 3

Bibliographic citation field used for conference papers.

dc.citation.issueNumber 3

Customization field used for structural display of collections.

dc.citation.journalTitle 3

Customization field used for structural display of collections.

dc.citation.location 3

Customization field used for structural display of collections.

dc.citation.pageNumber 3

Customization field used for structural display of collections.

dc.citation.firstpage3 Added for Faculty Publications, Google Scholar High Wire Meta Tag
dc.citation.lastpage3 Added for Faculty Publications, Google Scholar High Wire Meta Tag

dc.citation.volumeNumber 3

Customization field used for structural display of collections.

dc.citation.volumeYear Customization field used for structural display of collections. (Thresher, record academic year for each volume)

dc.contributor

A person or group that contributed to the work. Qualified fields are recommended.

 

For list of qualifiers available for research datasets, please see Contributors for research data

dc.contributor.accompanist 3

A person or group responsible for musical accompaniment contained in an item.

dc.contributor.agency 3
Used primarily for the Chinese Commercial Advertisement Archive collection.
dc.contributor.advisor 2

Use primarily for thesis advisor.

dc.contributor.architect A person or group responsible for creating architectural designs.

dc.contributor.arranger 3

A person or group responsible for musical arrangement of an item.

dc.contributor.assignee 3 Used exclusively in the Patent collection to denote assigning entities.

dc.contributor.author

A person, organization, or service primarily responsible for the intellectual content of the item. Interchangeable with dc.creator but more precise.

dc.contributor.committeeMember 2

Used for thesis committee member.

dc.contributor.company 3
Used primarily for the Chinese Commercial Advertisement Archive collection.

dc.contributor.composer 3

A person or group responsible for musical composition of an item.

dc.contributor.conductor 3

A person or group responsible for conducting the musical performance of an item.

dc.contributor.donor 3

A person or group responsible for donation of archival document.

dc.contributor.editor

A person or group who prepared the work for publication.

dc.contributor.funder

A person or group responsible for granting funding for an item.

dc.contributor.illustrator

A person or group responsible for illustrations contained in an item.

dc.contributor.interviewer 3
Used for oral histories.

dc.contributor.lecturer 3

A person or group responsible for lecture accompanying musical performance contained in an item.

dc.contributor.org 3 An organization responsible for making some kind of substantial contribution to an item.

dc.contributor.photographer

A person or group responsible for creating the photography contained in an item.

dc.contributor.presenter

 

dc.contributor.publisher

A person or group responsible for the publication of the original or physical document represented in the digital item.

dc.contributor.translator

A person or group responsible for translation of the originating document represented in the digital item.

dc.coverage

Identifies a geographic location or temporal era associated with an item.

dc.coverage.point

Identifies a geographic point by latitude and longitude.

dc.coverage.spatial

Identifies a location associated with an item for spatial characteristics of content.

dc.coverage.temporal

Identifies a time period associated with an item.

dc.creator

A person, organization, or service primarily responsible for the intellectual content of the item. If qualified fields are needed, use dc.contributor.___(qualifier)

dc.date

A date associated with an event in the life-cycle of an item. Qualified fields are recommended.

dc.date.accessioned 1

Date the item was submitted to the repository.

dc.date.available 1

Date item became available to the public.

dc.date.copyright

Date of copyright.

dc.date.created 2

Do not use. Exception : used for graduation date for theses/dissertations.

dc.date.digital

Date of digital creation if different from dc.data.issued

dc.date.filed 3
Used exclusively in the Patent collection to denote the filing date of patents.

dc.date.issued

Date of creation or manufacture of intellectual content or Date of original publication, presentation, or distribution. Use

Date and Time Formats (W3C-DTF) http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime/.

Field used for date browsing in DSpace.

dc.date.modified

 

dc.date.note 3 Used in TIMEA, MoH, HART collections. Otherwise, use dc.date.original instead (especially when source materials are stored in-house)

dc.date.original

Textual field for describing the date or date range for original creation of intellectual content.

dc.date.submitted 1, 2

Date the item was submitted to the repository.

dc.date.updated 2

Used for graduation date for theses/dissertations.

dc.description

Descriptive information not defined in other fields.

dc.description.address 3
Used primarily for the Chinese Commercial Advertisement Archive collection.

dc.description.abstract

Abstract or summary of the item.

dc.description.center

 

dc.description.fulltext 3
Used for transcription of advertising text in Chao Center collections.

dc.description.provenance 1

Records a system administrative event in the lifecycle of the item in the repository. Automatically generated by DSpace.

dc.description.size 3
Used primarily for the Chinese Commercial Advertisement Archive collection.

dc.description.sponsorship

Information about sponsoring agencies, individuals, or contractual arrangements for the item.

dc.description.statementofresponsibility

Statement of responsibility for the item. (MARC 245/$c, etc.)

dc.description.tableofcontents

A table of contents for an item.

dc.description.translation

Description about the translation practices for an item

dc.description.uri

Uniform Resource Identifier pointing to description of this item.

dc.description.version Primarily used in Faculty publication articles or Datasets

dc.digitization.specifications

Describes technical specifications of how an item was digitized, migrated or created.

dc.format

Qualified fields are recommended.

dc.format.digitalOrigin 2

may indicate the source of a digital file, acceptable values are either "born digital" or "reformatted digital" (source https://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/userguide/physicaldescription.html#digitalorigin)

Example: Used to distinguish legacy theses and dissertations from born digital submissions.

dc.format.extent 1

Size or duration of a file associated with an item. Automatically generated by DSpace at bitstream level.

dc.format.medium

Describes the general material form or physical carrier of the resource

dc.format.mimetype 1

MIME type associated with a file contained in the item. Automatically generated by DSpace at the bitstream level.

dc.format.original 1

Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.format.medium

dc.format.xmlschema 1, 3

XSLT stylesheet use to transform TEI/XML files to HTML for display purposes.

dc.identifier

A standard number or code that identifies an item. Qualified fields are recommended.

dc.identifier.citation 1

Bibliographic citation for the item. Default method is based on Chicago Style. Automatically generated by DSpace. See more at IR citations

dc.identifier.digital

An unique number that identifies the digital object.

dc.identifier.doi Digital object identifier: http://www.doi.org/

dc.identifier.govdoc

Government Printing Office-supplied numeric identifier.

dc.identifier.grantID Grant identifier number, entered as: Grant number (Funder name)

dc.identifier.isbn

International Standard Book Number

dc.identifier.ismn

International Standard Music Number

dc.identifier.issn

International Standard Serial Number

dc.identifier.original

A number that identifies a physical object (call number, archival manuscript collection)

dc.identifier.other

 

dc.identifier.patentID 3
Used exclusively in the Patent collection to denote identification numbers of patents.
dc.identifier.pmcid PubMed Central reference number
dc.identifier.pmid PubMed reference number

dc.identifier.sici

Serial Item and Contribution Identifier

dc.identifier.slug 3

 

dc.identifier.uri 1

Uniform Resource Identifier. Permanent URL address. Automatically generated by DSpace

dc.language

The language of the item. Use of dc.language.iso is recommended.

dc.language.iso

Current ISO standard for language of intellectual content. Use ISO 639-2(B) Code (alpha-3 code): http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/

dc.provenance

Unused -- for describing the provenance of original document, use source (unqualified) or dc.source.provenance. Certain digital provenance is automated generated and captured in dc.description.provenance.

dc.publisher

Entity responsible for the electronic publication, distribution, or imprint. (e.g. Rice University). For publisher of original document use dc.contributor.publisher.

dc.pubplace 3

Publication place of original document

dc.relation

References a related item. Qualified fields are recommended.

 

For list of qualifiers available for research datasets, please see Relation types for research data

dc.relation.HasPart

References a physically or logically contained item.

dc.relation.HasVersion

References a later version.

dc.relation.IsBasedOn

References original source of the item.

dc.relation.IsFormatOf

References an additional physical form.

dc.relation.IsPartOf

References a physically or logically containing item.

dc.relation.IsPartOfSeries

Series name and number for the item.

dc.relation.IsReferencedBy

Identifies a resource that references the item.

dc.relation.IsReplacedBy

References a succeeding item.

dc.relation.IsVersionOf

References an earlier version.

dc.relation.project

References another project.

dc.relation.references

Identifies a resource referenced in the item.

dc.relation.replaces

References a preceding item.

dc.relation.requires

References a resource required to support function, delivery, or coherence of the item.

dc.relation.software

 

dc.relation.uri

References Uniform Resource Identifier for related item.

dc.rights

Terms governing use and reproduction.

dcterms.accessRights Limited to:  "open access", "public domain", "restricted", "orphan work", or "Rice owned".

dc.rights.uri

References terms governing use and reproduction.

dc.source

A reference to a resource from which the digital resource is derived

dc.source.collection

 

dc.source.location

 

dc.source.museum 3

Museum from which the digital representation was created.

dc.source.provenance

For describing the provenance of the original document from which the digital resource is derived.

dc.source.uri 1

Do not use; only for harvested metadata.

dc.subject

A keyword or phrase that describes the content of the item.

dc.subject.adcat 3
Used primarily for Subway Advertisement Archive.

dc.subject.brand 3

Themes for Subway Advertisement collection

dc.subject.classification

Local classification number, or classification number not defined by another field.

dc.subject.companynation 3
Used primarily for the Chinese Commercial Advertisement Archive collection.

dc.subject.ddc

Dewey Decimal Classification Number.

dc.subject.keyword Free text. Keyword. (default DSpace field)

dc.subject.lcc

Library of Congress Classification Number.

dc.subject.lcsh

Library of Congress Subject Headings.

dc.subject.local 3

Controlled vocabulary. Used for broad subject themes from locally defined list of terms.

dc.subject.mesh

Medical Subject Headings.

dc.subject.period 3
Used for HART project to denote style/period metadata from Artstor.

dc.subject.prodcat 3

Subway advertisements product categories.

dc.subject.prodtype 3

Subway advertisements product types.

dc.title

Main title for the item.

dc.title.alternative

Alternative title for the item, such as a translated or abbreviated form of the title.

dc.title.series 3

Series title (Alternatively, may use dc.relation.ispartof or dc.relation.ispartofseries).

dc.title.subtitle

Secondary title.

dc.type

Nature, genre, or form of content. Possible values include: Animation; Article; Book; Book chapter; Dataset; Learning Object; Image; Image, 3D; Map; Musical Score; Plan or blueprint; Preprint; Presentation; Recording, acoustical; Recording, oral; Software; Technical Report; Thesis; Video; Working Paper; Other.

dc.type.dcmi DCMI Type vocabulary term (Collection, Dataset, Event, Image, Interactive Resource, MovingImage, Physical Object, Service, Software, Sound, StillImage, or Text). http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-type-vocabulary/ 

dc.type.genre

Description of a particular style, form, or content. Example vocabularies include: MARC Value List for Genre Terms (http://www.loc.gov/marc/sourcecode/genre/genrelist.html). or Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT): http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/aat/list

 

dc.type.material 2

Characteristic and general type of content of the resource. Use DCMI Type vocabulary term (Collection, Dataset, Event, Image, Interactive Resource, Moving Image, Physical Object, Service, Software, Sound, Still Image, or Text).

dc.type.publication Used to denote pre/post-print types in faculty publications.
local.author.orderDisplay added for Faculty Publications to support Google Scholar High Wire Meta Tag
local.sword.agent to record source of sword submission (e.g. Biomed)
local.title.orderDisplay added local field for customizing Gallery Theme

vra.agent

Visual resources schema (add for HART collection)
vra.location Visual resources schema (add for HART collection)

vra.site

Visual resources schema (add for HART collection)
vra.stylePeriod Visual resources schema (add for HART collection)
vra.workType Visual resources schema (add for HART collection)

 

Legend:

 1 System generated data only (do not modify manually). This information is automatically generated after item has been submitted to the digital archive.

2 Element is used exclusively for theses and dissertations.

3 Element is used exclusively or in a specialized manner for certain collections.

 

Discontinued Elements

The following elements have either been discontinued for use in the Rice Digital Scholarship Archive, or are deprecated data fields. Suggestions for better data fields are included.

 

dc.contributor.center Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.contributor.org
 
dc.contributor.creator Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.creator if no qualifier is needed or qualified dc.contributor.__ if specific role is needed  
dc.contributor.performers                   
Deprecated, do not use.  
dc.contributor.other Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.contributor (unqualified).  
dc.creator.funder Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.contributor.funder  
dc.creator.photographer Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.contributor.photographer  
dc.creator.publisher Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.contributor.publisher  
dc.degree.discipline Deprecated, replaced by thesis.degree.discipline.  
dc.degree.grantor Deprecated, replaced by thesis.degree.grantor.  
dc.degree.name Deprecated, replaced by thesis.degree.name.  
dc.provenance Deprecated, do not use.  
dc.publisher.original Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.contributor.publisher  
dc.source.description Deprecated, do not use.  
dc.source.format Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.format.medium  
dc.source.original Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.source.___ (qualifier recommended)  
dc.source.uri Deprecated, do not use.  
dc.subject.controlled Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.subject.local for locally defined subject terms.  
dc.subject.other Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.subject  
dc.title.other Deprecated, do not use. Use dc.title.alternative or dc.title.subtitle  

 

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