OpenMIC Metadata Guide

Descriptive Metadata


Section: Part

Last updated: December 19th, 2008
Name
part
Schema
MODS
Definition
This section provides a designation of physical parts of a resource in a detailed form.

part has the following components:
  • Subelements:
    • detail
    • extent
    • date
    • text
  • Attributes:
    • type
    • order
    • ID
Example(s)
Part #1 [text, order]
Repeatable
Y
Name
partDetail
Group Label
Part - Detail
Definition
Contains numbering and type of designation of the part in relation to the host/parent item in which a host item resides.

detail has the following components:
  • Subelements:
    • number
    • caption
    • title
  • Attributes:
    • type
    • level
Name
partDetailNumber
Label
Part - Detail - Number
Usage Note
Contains the actual number within the part.
Name
partDetailCaption
Label
Part - Detail - Caption
Usage Note
Contains the caption describing the enumeration within a part. This may be the same as type, but conveys what is on the item being described.
Name
partDetailTitle
Label
Part - Detail - Title
Usage Note
Contains the title of the part. Only include if this is different than the title in "titleInfo."
Name
partDetailType
Label
Part - Detail - Type
Usage Note
The type of part described. Suggested values include part, volume, issue, chapter, section, paragraph, track.
Name
partDetailLevel
Label
Part - Detail - Level
Usage Note
Describes the level of numbering in the host/parent item, and ensures that numbering is retained in the proper order.
Name
partExtent
Group Label
Extent
Definition
Contains the measured units making up the part, such as pages, minutes, etc.

extent has the following components:
  • Subelements:
    • start
    • end
    • total
  • Attributes:
    • unit
Name
partExtentStart
Label
Part - Extent - Start
Usage Note
Contains the beginning unit of the extent within a part (e.g., first page).
Name
partExtentEnd
Label
Part - Extent - End
Usage Note
Contains the ending unit of the extent within a part.
Name
partExtentTotal
Label
Part - Extent - Total
Usage Note
Contains the total number of units within a part, rather than specific units.
Name
partExtentUnit
Label
Part - Extent - Unit
Usage Note
Suggested values include page, minute, etc.
Name
partDate
Group Label
Part - Date
Definition
Contains date information relevant to the part described.

date has the following components:
  • A value
  • Attributes:
    • encoding
    • point
    • keyDate
    • qualifier
Label
Part - Date - Date
Definition
The actual date. Date is formatted as YYYY-MM-DD.
Name
partDateEncoding
Label
Part - Date - Encoding
Usage Note
Identifies the set of rules used to provide the date information. Refer to http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime
Controlled Vocabulary
w3cdtf; iso8601; marc
Name
partDatePoint
Label
Part - Date - Point
Usage Note
Refers to ranges of dates, and specifies the first and last dates in a range.
Controlled Vocabulary
(in XML) start; end
Name
partDateKeyDate
Label
n/a; does not appear on form
Usage Note
Used so that a particular date may be distinguished among several dates.
Controlled Vocabulary
yes
Name
partDateQualifier
Label
Part - Date - Qualifier
Usage Note
Refers to how date is assigned.
Controlled Vocabulary
approximate; exact; inferred; questionable
Name
partText
Label
Part - Text
Usage Note
Contains unparsed information in textual form about the part.
Name
partType
Label
n/a; does not appear on form
Usage Note
A designation of a document segment type, such as volume, issue, chapter, section, paragraph, track.
Name
partOrder
Label
Part - Order
Definition
An integer that designates the sequence of parts.
Name
partID
Label
n/a; does not appear on form
Usage Note
A system-assigned unique character string that identifies this particular part and distinguishes it from others. Used to link internally and to reference an element from outside the instance.




 
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