Current Descriptive Metadata

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This page is under construction. It is correct. Additional information may be added 20160107 MA.

We use 3 master spreadsheets to collect metadata for each collection.

Spreadsheet column headers correlate to a MODS element or a local field. The following list include column headers from m01 spreadsheet, their mapping to corresponding MODS elements, and their data type.


Column header MODS mapping Data type
1 Filename identifier/[@type=’local’] Text
2 Title titleInfo/title Text
3 Subtitle titleInfo/subtitle Text
4 Part Number titleInfo/partNumber Text
5 Part Name titleInfo/partName Text
6 Uniform Title titleInfo[@type=’uniform’][@authority=’naf’]/title Text
7 Translated Title titleInfo[@type=’translated’][@lang=’eng’]/title Text
8 Other Title(s) titleInfo[@type=’alternative’][@displayLabel=’Other Title’]/title Text
9 Cover Title titleInfo[@type=’alternative’][@displayLabel=’Cover Title’]/title Text
10 Masthead Title titleInfo[@type=’alternative’][@displayLabel=’Masthead Title’]/title Text
11 Series Title titleInfo[@type=’alternative’][@displayLabel=’Series Title’]/title Text
12 Creator(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Creator’]/namePart Text
13 Author(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Author’]/namePart Text
14 Diarist(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Author’]/namePart Text
15 Sender(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Correspondent’]/namePart Text
16 Recipient(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Recipient’]/namePart Text
17 Interviewee(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Interviewee’]/namePart Text
18 Interviewer(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Interviewer’]/namePart Text
19 Photographer(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Photographer’]/namePart Text
20 Editor(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Editor’]/namePart Text
21 Contributor(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Contributor’]/namePart Text
22 Subject(s) LCSH subject[@authority=’lcsh’] Text
23 Subject(s) TGM subject[@authority=’lctgm’] Text
24 Subject Location subject[@authority=’tgn’]/hierarchicalGeographic Text
25 Coordinates subject/cartographics/coordinates Text
26 Description abstract Text
27 Provenance note[@type=’provenance’][@displayLabel=’Provenance’] Text
28 Donor(s) name[@type=’personal’][role/roleTerm[@type=’text’]=’Donor’]/namePart Text
29 Place of Publication originInfo/place/placeTerm[@type=’text’] Text
30 Sender Location originInfo[@displayLabel=’Sender Location’]/place/placeTerm[@type=’text’] Text
31 Recipient Location originInfo[@displayLabel=’Recipient Location’]/place/placeTerm[@type=’text’] Text
32 Publisher originInfo/publisher Text
33 Date Created dateCreated[@encoding=’w3cdtf’][@keydate=’yes’] Date
34 Date Other dateOther[@encoding=’w3cdtf’] Date
35 Date Issued dateIssued[@encoding=’w3cdtf’][@keydate=’yes’] Date
36 Edition originInfo/edition Text
37 Type(s) typeOfResource Text
38 Genre(s) AAT genre[@authority=’aat’] Text
39 Genre(s) LCGFT genre[@authority=’lcgft’] Text
40 Format physicalDescription/extent Text
41 Condition Notes physicalDescription/note[@type=’condition’][@displayLabel=’Physical Condition Note’] Text
42 Language(s) anguage/languageTerm[@type=’code’][@authority=’iso639-2b] Text
43 Repository location/physicalLocation[@type=’collection’][@displayLabel=’Repository’] Text
44 Repository Collection location/physicalLocation[@type=’collection’][@displayLabel=’Repository Collection’] Text
45 Digital Collection relatedItem[@type=’host’][@displayLabel=’Digital Collection]/titleInfo/title Text
46 Collection Number location/physicalLocation[@type=’collectionNumber’][@displayLabel=’Collection Number’] Text
47 Box Number location/physicalLocation[@type=’boxNumber’][@displayLabel=’Box Number’] Text
48 Folder Number location/physicalLocation[@type=’folderNumber’][@displayLabel=’Folder Number’] Text
49 Volume Number location/physicalLocation[@type=’volumeNumber’][@displayLabel=’Volume Number’] Text
50 Album Number location/physicalLocation[@type=’albumNumber’][@displayLabel=’Album Number’] Text
51 Photograph Number location/physicalLocation[@type=’photographNumber’][@displayLabel=’Photograph Number’] Text
52 Call Number location/shelfLocator Text
53 Plate Number location/physicalLocation[@type=’plateNumber’][@displayLabel=’Plate Number’] Text
54 ASERL relatedItem[type@'host'][@displayLabel='Virtual Collection']/titleInfo/title Text
55 Staff Notes local nonpublic field Text
Column header MODS mapping Data type


The following examples represent a manuscript and two letters. A full set of m01 column headers is not represented.

Examples

' Filename Title Author(s) Sender(s) Recipient(s) Sender Location Subject(s)LCSH Description Provenance Donor(s) Date Created Type(s) Genre(s)AAT Format Language(s) Repository Repository Collection Collection Number Box Number Folder Number
u0003_0000571_0000001 Shockley's Independent Escort Company of Alabama Cavalry by Morgan S. Gilmer Gilmer, Morgan S. University of Alabama--History--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Cadets; Burt, Henry M.; Shockley, Branscomb T.; Confederate States of America. Army. Shockley's Alabama Escort Company; Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry, 8th A manuscript containing the last roll of Shockley's Independent Escort Company of Alabama Cavalry which enumerates surviving and deceased members. The Company was formed by University of Alabama students Branscom Shockley and Henry Burt in March 1864. Gift of Mrs. Baldwin Westcott, 1954 Westcott, Baldwin, Mrs. 1913-1914 text rosters; manuscripts (document genre) 13 p. eng University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama Morgan Smith Gilmer Paper Morgan Smith Gilmer paper 571 640 8
u0003_0001383_0000001 Letter from E. W. Tarrant, Aransas Pass, Texas, to Mrs. Brown, October 23, 1914 Tarrant, E. W. Brown, Mrs. United States--Texas--San Patricio County--Aransas Pass Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment. Warrior Guards; Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Artillery. Fowler's Battery; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 A letter containing extensive reminiscences of the Warrior Guards (Company A of the Fifth Alabama Infantry Regiment) and Fowler\'s Artillery Battery. Both units were organized at Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Gift of Anna Brown, 1994 Brown, Anna 1914-10-23 text letters (correspondence) 11 p. eng University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama E. W. Tarrant Letters E. W. Tarrant 1383 4063 4
u0003_0001383_0000002 Letter from E. W. Tarrant, Aransas Pass, Texas, to Mrs. Brown, October 27, 1914 Tarrant, E. W. Brown, Mrs. United States--Texas--San Patricio County--Aransas Pass Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment. Warrior Guards; Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Artillery. Fowler's Battery; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 A letter containing extensive reminiscences of the Warrior Guards (Company A of the Fifth Alabama Infantry Regiment) and Fowler\'s Artillery Battery. Both units were organized at Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Gift of Anna Brown, 1995 Brown, Anna 1914-10-27 text letters (correspondence) 1 p. eng University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama E. W. Tarrant Letters E. W. Tarrant 1383 4063 4


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