OpenWMS Metadata Guide

Source Metadata


Last updated: May 5th, 2009
Name
extent
Group Label
Extent
Definition
Describes the extent of the object in terms of the physical components or units of the object. Extent is the parent element for two subelements: Value (a positive integer) and Unit (unit of measure, e.g., 'page(s)'). The subelements combine to provide the physical extent, or number of meaningful components, of the object.
Repeatable
N
Name
extentValue
Label
Extent - Value
Schema
rulib
Definition
The number of physical units comprising the object.
Usage Note
The integer recorded here is designed to precede the extent Unit in public displays, resulting in a statement such as:
5 page(s)
3 film reel(s)
2 videocassette(s)
Format
Arabic numeral, positive integer.
Example(s)
1
Repeatable
N
Name
extentUnit
Label
Extent - Unit
Schema
rulib
Definition
Usually, a material designation which more specifically describes the measurable unit of physical object within the broader structure type ("source type") of film, videotape, etc.
Usage Note
The term recorded here is designed to follow the extent value in public displays, resulting in a statement such as:
3 film reel(s)
2 videocassette(s)
55 page(s)
1 piece(s)
Controlled Vocabulary
Photographic. negative(s); transparency(ies); print(s)
Film. film reel(s); film cartridge(s); film cassette(s) [source: AACR2]
Videotape. videocartridge(s); videocassette(s); videoreel(s) [source: AACR2]
Videodisc. videodisc(s) [source: AACR2]
Audiotape. audiocassette(s); audioreel(s); audiocartridge(s) [source: rulib]
Optical disc. CD(s) (compact disc); DVD Audio(s) [source: rulib]
Analog disc. analog disc(s) [source: rulib]
Cylinder. cylinder recording(s) [source: rulib]
Wire recording. wire recording(s) [source: rulib]
Text or graphic (paper). page(s); plate(s) [source: rulib]
Three-dimensional object. piece(s) [source: rulib]
Repeatable
N




 
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