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|
|Physical Format||Item Physical Format|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings||Formal Subject Heading|
|Keywords||Locally Assigned Subject Headings|
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: