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Descriptive: Alternate Title | Contributor | Creator | Date | Description | Extent | Format | Genre | Language | Place | Publisher | Series Title | Subject | Time Period | Title | Type

Administrative: Access Rights | ArchivesSpace URI | Collection | Digital Object ARK | Donor | Identifier | Note | Preservation Location | Related Item | Rights | Rights Holder

Descriptive Metadata

Alternate Title

Label Alternate Title
Element dcterms.alternative
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#alternative
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/alternative
Definition An alternative name for the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range String


Label Contributor
Element dcterms.contributor
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#contributor
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/contributor
Definition An entity responsible for making contributions to the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range Agent


Label Creator
Element dcterms.creator
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#creator
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/creator
Definition An entity primarily responsible for making the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range Agent


Label Date
Element dc.date
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#date
Same As http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/date
Definition A point or period of time associated with an event in the lifecycle of the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range EDTF Date


Label Description
Element dcterms.description
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#description
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/description
Definition An account of the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range String


Label Extent
Element dcterms.extent
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#extent
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/extent
Definition The size or duration of the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range String


Label Format
Element dc.format
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#format
Same As http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/format
Definition The file format, physical medium, or dimensions of the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range String


Label Genre
Element edm.hasType
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#hasType
Same As http://www.europeana.eu/schemas/edm/hasType
Definition The identifier of a concept, or a word or phrase from a controlled vocabulary (thesaurus etc) giving the type of the CHO.
Input Guidelines
Range AAT Genre Term


Label Language
Element dcterms.language
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#language
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/language
Definition A language of the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range Lexvo Code
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa


Label Place
Element dcterms.spatial
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#spatial
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/spatial
Definition Spatial characteristics of the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range Place


Label Publisher
Element dcterms.publisher
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#publisher
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/publisher
Definition An entity responsible for making the resource available.
Input Guidelines
Range Agent

Series Title

Label Series Title
Element bf.partOf
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#partOf
Same As http://id.loc.gov/ontologies/bibframe#p_partOf
Definition Resource in which the described resource is physically or logically contained.
Input Guidelines
Range String


Label Subject
Element dcterms.subject
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#subject
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/subject
Definition The topic of the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range Agent Concept

Time Period

Label Time Period
Element dcterms.temporal
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#temporal
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/temporal
Definition Temporal characteristics of the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range Time Period


Label Title
Element dcterms.title
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#title
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/title
Definition A name given to the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range String


Label Type
Element dcterms.type
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#type
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/type
Definition The nature or genre of the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range DCMI Type
  • Image
  • Moving Image
  • Sound
  • Text

Administrative Metadata

Access Rights

Label Access Rights
Element dcterms.accessRights
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#accessRights
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/accessRights
Definition Information about who can access the resource or an indication of its security status.
Input Guidelines
Range Access Rights Statement
  • Individual
  • Staff
  • Campus
  • Community
  • Public

ArchivesSpace URI

Label ArchivesSpace URI
Element uhlib.aSpaceUri
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#aSpaceUri
Definition The URI in ArchivesSpace that identifies the archival object in which the resource is contained.
Input Guidelines
Range ArchivesSpace Object URI


Label Collection
Element dcterms.isPartOf
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#isPartOf
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/isPartOf
Definition A related resource in which the described resource is physically or logically included.
Input Guidelines
Range Collection

Digital Object ARK

Label Digital Object ARK
Element edm.isShownAt
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#isShownAt
Same As http://www.europeana.eu/schemas/edm/isShownAt
Definition The URL to the digital object on the provider’s web site in its full information context.
Input Guidelines
Range Digital Object ARK Identifier


Label Donor
Element relators.donor
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#donor
Same As http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr
Definition A former owner of an item who donated that item to another owner.
Input Guidelines
Range Agent


Label Identifier
Element dcterms.identifier
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#identifier
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/identifier
Definition An unambiguous reference to the resource within a given context.
Input Guidelines
Range String


Label Note
Element uhlib.note
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#note
Definition Additional information about the described resource.
Input Guidelines
Range String

Preservation Location

Label Preservation Location
Element dcterms.source
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#source
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/source
Definition A related resource from which the described resource is derived.
Input Guidelines
Range Preservation ARK Identifier

Related Item

Label Related Item
Element dcterms.relation
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#relation
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/relation
Definition A related resource.
Input Guidelines
Range Access ARK URI


Label Rights
Element dc.rights
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#rights
Same As http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/rights
Definition Information about rights held in and over the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range Rights Statement
  • In Copyright
  • In Copyright - Copyright Owner Unlocatable or Unidentifiable
  • In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted
  • No Copyright - United States
  • Public Domain
  • Rights Undetermined

Rights Holder

Label Rights Holder
Element dcterms.rightsHolder
URI https://vocab.lib.uh.edu/bcdams-map#rightsHolder
Same As http://purl.org/dc/terms/rightsHolder
Definition A person or organization owning or managing rights over the resource.
Input Guidelines
Range Agent