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A new version of the Minnesota Reflections Metadata Guidelines in now available. Version 5.0 of the Guidelines contains a number of new features and enhancements, including a rework of the overall design, 6 new tables, and updated list of Physical Format terms, field name changes, and an updated Table of Contents.

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The Metadata Librarian for the Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce a new version of the Minnesota Reflections Metadata Guidelines! This updated version includes substantial changes in how data is organized, arranged, and displayed. Version 5.0 of the Guidelines contains a number of new features and enhancements, including: 

  • A rework of the overall design of the Guidelines - including a larger font size in some places to denote importance. 
  • Addition of 6 new tables to help explain things and show relationships. 
  • Updated Table of Contents. 
  • Updated list of Physical Format terms. 

A number of field names were also changed to reflect how things currently display on our new website:  

 New Field Name:   Previous Field Name: 
 Date Created  Date of Creation
 Type  Item Type
 Physical Format  Item Physical Format
 Library of Congress Subject Headings  Formal Subject Heading
 Keywords  Locally Assigned Subject Headings
 County  Minnesota County

 

Please click here to view the Minnesota Reflections Metadata Guidelines, Version 5.0. 

If you have any questions about the new Metadata Guidelines, please contact the MDL Metadata Librarian: 

Greta Bahnemann 
bahne002@umn.edu
612-625-6497

 

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Greta Bahnemann
Metadata Librarian, Minnesota Digital Library
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