History of American Women
Metadata input sheet for Omeka Session 11/4/2019
Title *
If a title is not provided, you must devise your own. Refer to sheet from class on strategies for devising a good title. Quick tips: Use Title Case, omit first article, Don't start with quotes, don't end with a period.
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Description *
2-5 sentences. What is this item and it's context.
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Alt Text *
1-2 sentences. What does the image look like, not about the context, all about how you would describe the image to someone who can't see it.
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Creator
An entity primarily responsible for making the resource. Try searching creators name in Library of Congress Name Authority File (http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names.html), if there's an entry, copy/paste into form. If no entry, format: Lastname, Firstname, YOB - YOD
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Publisher
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Date
This is the year the object you are describing was created. Not the digital surrogate.
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Type *
Choose the closest match
Format *
Succinctly name the medium of the item, use title case, plural. Ex: Letters, Maps, Photographs, Drawings, etc.
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Coverage
Use the Thesaurus of Geographic Names and copy authorized location name. http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/tgn/
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Identifier *
Use the formula created in class to add a unique identifier to your item. EX: hist373_galletly_001
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Relation
Include if this item is part of a collection (will this update after class)
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Language
Only include if not English.
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Citation *
CreatorLast, CreatorFirst _Title_. NAME OF EXHIBITION. Middlebury, VT: REPOSITORY.
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Cataloger's Name *
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Metadata Status *
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