You are here

MODS Data Dictionary

note-objectName (required)

Information about the file name of object goes here (it may be copied over from the identifier column). Do not include the file extension. Append “|t=Original digital object name|” to the end of the file name.

Example: yhm-spe-rob-a2i|t=Original digital object name|

 

identifier (required)

Information about the file name of object goes here (it may be copied over from the note-objectName column). Do not include the file extension. Append “|t=local|” to the end of the file name.

 

Example: yhm-spe-rob-a2i|t=local|

 

title-nonSort (optional)

Enter non-filing characters (words such as “the”, “a”, “an”, etc.)

 

title (required)

Enter the title in sentence case. If no title is available, craft either a descriptive title of what is in the picture or use the first 5-7 words of the document as the title.

 

subTitle (optional)

Enter a subtitle using sentence case

 

title-alternative (optional)

Enter any alternative titles here, following the same conventions as for the title field

 

name-personal (optional, strongly recommended)

Enter value as “lastName, firstName”

genre

Controlled vocabulary. Currently contains the following terms: correspondence, financial records, government records, journals (accounts), legal documents, manuscripts (document genre), military records, typescripts, visual works