OpenMIC Metadata Guide

Descriptive Metadata


Section: Identifier

Last updated: December 18th, 2008
Name
identifier
Schema
MODS
Definition
This section provides a unique standard number or code that distinctively identifies a resource. It includes manifestation, expression and work level identifiers.

Identifier has the following components:
  • A value (the unique number or code)
  • Attributes:
    • type
    • displayLabel
    • invalid
Repeatable
Y
Label
Identifier - Value
Definition
The unique number or code
Example(s)
2001336783 [lccn]; http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.3/NPLRNG.Photograph.2835 [handle]
Name
identifierType
Label
Identifier - Type
Controlled Vocabulary
local; doi; hdl; ISBN (International Standard Book Number), ISSN (International Standard Serials Number; ismn; isrc; isan; iswc; lccn; micUCRecordID; music plate; music publisher; sici; umid; upc; uri; videorecording identifier.
Name
identifierDisplayLabel
Label
Identifier - Display Label
Definition
This attribute is intended to be used when additional text associated with the identifier is necessary for display.
Name
identifierInvalid
Label
Identifier - Invalid
Definition
This attribute signifies a canceled or invalid identifier. The invalid attribute should be used with the following value: yes - This value is used only when recording a canceled or invalid identifier. If invalid="yes" is not present, the identifier is assumed to be valid. Do not use invalid="no."




 
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