Metadata Collections & QA

Administrative fields overview

The purpose is to describe administrative details about the catalog record generated for the resource. The is often referred to as cataloger/ collection builder provided required metadata.

  • Cataloger - please see the Creator-cataloger fields overview on the left menu
  • Identification number - a number for tracking metadata records within a collection (e.g. DLESE-000-000-000-123); required metadata as free text
  • Catalog name - the name of the catalog to which the identification number belongs; required metadata as free text
  • Date - date information about the metadata record that includes:
    • Created - the date the metadata records came into existence; required metadata
    • Accessioned - the date the metadata record is accepted into a collection; required metadata
    • Modified - the most recent date and time the metadata record was changed
  • Status - the level of acceptance of a metadata record within its collection (e.g. accessioned, holding, working); required metadata with a controlled vocabulary
  • Language - the language of the metadata; required metadata with a controlled vocabulary from the W3C
  • Scheme - the metadata scheme used to catalog the resource; required metadata with a controlled term as specified by DLESE
  • Copyright - a statement regarding ownership of the metadata; required metadata as free text
  • Terms of use - a list of conditions on how the metadata may be used, transferred or shared; required metadata as free text

Further information

To see more detailed information about individual metadata fields, the allowed number of field occurrences, controlled vocabularies or XML structures, please refer to the desired version number of the framework on the left-side navigation menu and then go to the See in XML section.

Last updated: 8 -25-03