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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Descriptive Metadata for Digitization Projects

This guide outlines metadata considerations for projects digitized in the Digitization Services unit.

Type Vocabulary for the Medusa Digital Library

Collection Level

Item Level

Data

 
 

Dataset

Still image

 
 

Cartographic material

 

Drawing

 

Print

 

Negative

 

Painting

 

Photograph

 

Postcard

 

Poster

Interactive resource

 
 

Software

 

Website

Moving image

 

Physical object

 
 

Architecture

 

Sculpture

Audio

 

Text

 
 

Book

 

Correspondence

 

Journal article

 

Manuscript

 

Musical notation

 

Newspaper

 

Patent

 

Report

 

Thesis or dissertation

Presentation materials

 
 

Presentation slides

 

Conference poster

 

Presentation notes

Mixed materials