Metadata

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Metadata

The KCHA uses the Simple Dublin Core Standard which comprises 15 elements to organize information of collection items.

The table below displays the 15 Dublin Core Metadata Elements and what information each element entails in the KCHA database.

METADATA ELEMENT

INFORMATION INCLUDED

dc:title

  • Title (Original script)
  • Title (Romanization)
  • Title (Romanization without diacritics)
  • Title (English)
  • Series title

dc:creator

  • Creator (Original script)/ author (for books)
  • Creator (Romanization)/ author (for books)
  • Creator (English)/ author (for books)
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  • Author 2, Author 3- if applicable

dc:subject

  • Subject

dc:description

  • Remark
  • Call # (books)
  • Permanent Link
  • Volume/issue # [Serial]
  • Location (holding)

dc:publisher

  • Publisher

dc:contributor

  • Translator
  • Illustrator

dc:date

  • Published date
  • Creation date

dc:type

  • Format
  • Sub-format

dc:format

  • Measurements
  • # of pages with content

dc:identifier

  • Accession code (= unique identifier)

dc:source

  • Collection name
    • Dr. Yu collection, Korean Canadian Heritage Archives, East Asian Library, University of Toronto
    • Korean Canadian Heritage Archives, East Asian Library, University of Toronto

dc:language

  • Language
    • Original script, Romanization, Romanization without diacritics, English

dc:relation

  • Related Materials

dc:rights

  • Scanning/Reproduction Restrictions
  • Copyright restrictions
  • Copyright holder
  • Donor
  • Original/Photocopied