OpenMIC Metadata Guide

Rights Metadata


Section: Rights Declaration

Last updated: November 11th, 2008
Name
rightsDeclaration
Schema
rulib
Definition
A standardized rights statement that describes access permissions and restrictions for the public user. This statement will generally be specific to a collection or an organization. A default rights statement should be available for a generic description of broadly applicable rights in the absence of a specific statement. Also, the ability to add a generic free-text description should be supported for a rights declaration at the resource level.

rightsDeclaration has the following components:
  • A value (the actual statement)
  • Attributes:
    • authority
    • ID
Label
Rights Declaration - Value
Usage Note
Generally, a statement specific to a project or a collection will be used within a template.

An organization may want to use eye-readable license text or reference a relevant Creative Commons license via URL link in this data element. CF: www.creativecommons.org.
Controlled Vocabulary
none. This should be assigned by collection owners at point of need, since each collection or using organization will probably need a unique Rights Declaration.
Example(s)
The creator owns the copyright to this work.

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial Unported 3.0 license, which allows you to share and adapt the work for noncommercial purposes, with attribution. Please read the full terms of the license at the following link: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ before reuse of the work.
Repeatable
N
Name
rightsDeclarationAuthority
Label
Rights Declaration - Authority
Schema
rulib
Definition
This is the party responsible for maintaining the values that appear in this data element.
Name
rightsDeclarationID
Label
Rights Declaration - ID
Schema
rulib
Definition
This is an ID (unique identifier) to enable the cataloger to select the statement appropriate to each collection or project.




 
Menu
Overview
Help Guides
User Manual
Installation Guide
Metadata Guide
Support
Known Bugs
Report a Bug
Feature Requests
Rutgers Support Request
Contact
Submit a Comment
Attribution/Copyright
Version History
Press Release
Version 7.3.1
Rutgers University Libraries - Copyright ©2014