OpenMIC Metadata Guide

Descriptive Metadata


Section: Location

Last updated: December 19th, 2008
Name
location
Schema
MODS
Definition
This section identifies the institution or repository holding the resource, or a remote location in the form of a URL where it is available.

location has the following
  • Subelements:
    • physicalLocation
    • url
Repeatable
Y
Name
locationPhysicalLocation
Group Label
Location - Physical Location
Definition
The institution or repository holding the resource or where it is available. Typically includes specific information used to locate a resource within a collection, such as the name or code of an institution/repository and subcollection or shelf number. Provides the MARC Organization Identification (MARC OrgID) [[http://www.loc.gov/marc/organizations/orgshome.html].

physicalLocation has the following components:
  • A value
  • Attributes:
    • displayLabel
    • type
    • authority
Label
Location - Physical Location - Physical Location
Usage Note
May be expressed as text and/or as a code.
Example(s)
NjR [MARC OrgID]; NjPT [MARC OrgID]
Name
locationPhysicalLocationDisplay Label
Label
n/a; does not appear on form
Usage Note
Used when additional text associated with the physical location is needed for display.
Name
locationPhysicalLocationType
Label
Location - Physical Location - Type
Usage Note
Used to indicate different kinds of locations, e.g. current, discovery, former, creation.
Name
locationPhysicalLocationAuthority
Label
Location - Physical Location - Term source
Definition
Designates the source of the code if physical location is expressed a s a code. A listing of authority values is found online at: www.loc.gov/marc/sourcecode/organization/organizationsource.html. If "marcorg" is used, the value in Physical Location is from the MARC Code List for Organizations [http://www.loc.gov/marc/organizations/].
Controlled Vocabulary
marcorg; other
Name
locationUrl
Label
Location - URL
Definition
Provides the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) for a resource.

url has the following components:
  • A value
  • Attributes:
    • displayLabel
    • dateLastAccessed
    • note
    • access
Name
locationUrlDisplayLabel
Label
n/a; does not appear on form
Name
locationUrlDateLastAccessed
Label
n/a; does not appear on form
Usage Note
YYYY-MM-DD
Name
locationUrlNote
Label
n/a; does not appear on form
Name
locationUrlAccess
Label
n/a; does not appear on form




 
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