OpenWMS Metadata Guide

Technical Metadata


Section: General Capture Information

Last updated: April 6th, 2009
Name
generalCaptureInformation
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
General information about image capture.

generalCaptureInformation has the following components:
  • Subelements:
    • dateCreated
    • imageProducer
    • captureDevice
    • scannerCapture
    • digitalCameraCapture
Controlled Vocabulary
n/a
Repeatable
N
Name
generalCaptureInformationDateCreated
Label
General Capture Information - Date Created
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
The Date on which the digital still image was created.
Usage Note
Format is YYYY-MM-DD. This is the same date as Digitization Date/Time.
Controlled Vocabulary
free text, according to formatting principle
Example(s)
2000-12-01
Repeatable
N
Name
imageProducer
Label
General Capture Information - Image Producer
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Identifies the organization-level producers of the image.
Usage Note
Identifies the name of the service provider or production unit responsible for creating the image file.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Example(s)
University of Michigan Digital Library Production Services;
Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group;
Luna Imaging, Inc.
Repeatable
Y
Name
captureDevice
Label
General Capture Information - Capture Device
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Designates the classification of the device used to created the image data.
Controlled Vocabulary
transmission scanner; reflection print scanner; digital still camera; still from video; digital video camera
Repeatable
N
Name
scannerCapture
Group Label
General Capture Information - Scanner Capture
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Information about an image captured by a scanner.

scannerCapture has the following components:
  • Subelements:
    • scannerManufacturer
    • scannerModel
    • maximumOpticalResolution
    • scannerSensor
    • scanningSystemSoftware
Usage Note
Applies when the capture device is a transmission scanner or reflection print scanner.
Controlled Vocabulary
n/a
Repeatable
N
Name
scannerManufacturer
Label
General Capture Information - Scanner Capture - Scanner Manufacturer
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Identifies the manufacturer of the scanner used to create the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free text
Example(s)
Creo; Nikon; AGFA; Hewlett-Packard; Scitex; Canon
Repeatable
N
Name
scannerModel
Label
not applicable; does not appear on form
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Information about the scanner model.

scannerModel has the following components:
  • Subelements:
    • scannerModelName
    • scannerModelNumber
    • scannerModelSerialNumber
Controlled Vocabulary
n/a
Repeatable
N
Name
scannerModelName
Label
General Capture Information - Scanner Capture - Model Name
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Indicates the name of the model of the scanner used to create the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Example(s)
LIDE; Scanmaker; Artixscan
Repeatable
N
Name
scannerModelNumber
Label
General Capture Information - Scanner Capture - Model Number
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Indicates the number of the model of the scanner used to create the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Example(s)
50 (for model name LIDE); i800 (for model name Scanmaker); M1 (for model name Artixscan)
Repeatable
N
Name
scannerModelSerialNumber
Label
General Capture Information - Scanner Capture - Serial Number
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Identifies the serial number of the scanner used to create the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Repeatable
N
Name
maximumOpticalResolution
Label
General Capture Information - Scanner Capture - Max. Optical Resolution
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Indicates the actual number of photo elements in the scanning sensor
Usage Note
For linear-sensor scanners (i.e. a flatbed image scanner), use any positive integer that represents the scanner's resolution in dots per inch (dpi). For area-sensor scanners (i.e. digital cameras), use: the sensor's longer dimension (positive integer) x smaller dimension (positive integer); Use real resolution, not interpolated.
Example(s)
400dpi; 3072 x 2048
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Repeatable
N
Name
scannerSensor
Label
General Capture Information - Scanner Capture - Scanner Sensor
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Indicates the type of image sensor used in the scanning device.
Controlled Vocabulary
undefined; MonochromeLinear; ColorTriLinear; ColorSequentialLinear; Unknown
Repeatable
N
Name
scanningSystemSoftware
Label
not applicable; does not appear on form
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Information about the software used to do the scan.

scanningSystemsSoftware has the following components:
  • Subelements:
    • scanningSystemSoftwareName
    • scanningSystemSoftwareVersionNumber
Controlled Vocabulary
n/a
Repeatable
N
Name
scanningSystemSoftwareName
Label
General Capture Information - Scanner Capture - Scanning System Software Name
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Indicates the name of the software used to scan the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Example(s)
ScanGear; FuturixImager; The GIMP; VueScan
Repeatable
N
Name
scanningSystemSoftwareVersionNumber
Label
General Capture Information - Scanner Capture - Software Version
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Indicates the version of the software used to scan the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Repeatable
N
Name
digitalCameraCapture
Group Label
General Capture Information - Digital Camera Capture
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Information about an image captured by a digital camera.

scannerCapture has the following components:
  • Subelements:
    • digitalCameraManufacturer
    • digitalCameraModel
    • digitalCameraSensor
Usage Note
Applies when the capture device is a digital still camera or a digital video camera.
Controlled Vocabulary
n/a
Repeatable
N
Name
digitalCameraManufacturer
Label
General Capture Information - Digital Camera Capture - Camera Manufacturer
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Identifies the manufacturer of the camera used to create the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free text
Example(s)
PhaseOne; Nikon; Hassleblad; Leica; Sinar; Canon
Repeatable
N
Name
digitalCameraModel
Label
not applicable; does not appear on form
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Information about the model of digital camera.

scannerModel has the following components:
  • Subelements:
    • digitalCameraModelName
    • digitalCameraModelNumber
    • digitalCameraModelSerialNumber
Controlled Vocabulary
n/a
Repeatable
N
Name
digitalCameraModelName
Label
General Capture Information - Digital Camera Capture - Model Name
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Indicates the model name of the camera used to create the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Example(s)
EOS; PowerPhase
Repeatable
N
Name
digitalCameraModelNumber
Label
General Capture Information - Digital Camera Capture - Model Number
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Indicates the model number of the camera used to create the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Example(s)
40D; P45; H2; E7600; C2520B
Repeatable
N
Name
digitalCameraModelSerialNumber
Label
General Capture Information - Digital Camera Capture - Serial Number
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Identifies the serial number of the camera used to create the image.
Controlled Vocabulary
Free Text
Repeatable
N
Name
digitalCameraSensor
Label
General Capture Information - Digital Camera Capture - Sensor
Schema
NISO MIX
Definition
Indicates the type of image sensor used in the digital camera.
Controlled Vocabulary
undefined; MonochromeArea; OneChipColorArea; TwoChipColorArea; ThreeChipColorArea; ColorSequentialArea; MonochromeLinear; ColorTrilinear; ColorSequentialLinear; unknown
Repeatable
N




 
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