OpenWMS Metadata Guide

Descriptive Metadata


Section: Abstract or Summary

Last updated: December 19th, 2008
Name
abstract
Schema
MODS
Definition
This section provides a summary of the content of a resource.

abstract has the following components:
  • A value (the summary)
  • Attributes:
    • type
Usage Note
Use for an abstract of the contents and also for external annotations/reviews for educational objects. For reference see External Annotation http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27005979&aid=1
Label
Abstract or Summary - Value
Usage Note
Provide 1-2 descriptive sentences.
Example(s)
Photograph of Jim Mitsui with a German prisoner of War who worked at the Seabrook plant during the 1940s. Taken at the Cumberland Warehouse.

Diane Stathopoulos, Athena Gougoumis, (unknown), Demi Lampros, (unknown), Freda Katramados and Mary Maroulakos preparing mailing list for Nixon presidential campaign, c. 1968. Courtesy of the Lampros Family
Repeatable
N
Name
abstractType
Label
Abstract or Summary - Type
Usage Note
"externalAnnotation" for instance.




 
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