Descriptive Metadata for
Audio-Oriented Digital Collections


Data Table 6

Table 6: Observed Metadata Elements: Aggregate Level (Complete List)

  • This table is summarized by Table 5.
  • Only elements that appeared in 75% of the sample records from a given collection were included in this list.
  • Elements were organized into groupings through an intuitive affinity process.
  • The groupings were given names and organized as sub-categories of seven metadata categories identified by Lagoze, Lynch, & Daniel (1996).
  • A list of collection name acronyms is found here.
  • The right hand column gives the number of sample records from the collection that included the element.
  • Where translations and elaborations have been added, they are shown in brackets.

Metadata Elements
(categories & sub-categories in bold)
Collection Name  

1.0 Descriptive

   
1.1 Title    
Title TMSWC 5
Title DLA 6
Title ASR 8
Title/Work CHARM 8
Title CPDP 5
Title in Original Language DEKKMMA 4
Title Dismarc 5
[Sample Name] FSP 5
[Title] SWS 5
Title ILAM 5
[title] JKC 5
Title MPC 5
Translated Title MPC 5
Alternate Title(s) HRC 4
Item Title HRC 5
Title NFSA 5
[Title] SemArch 5
Unit Title VVL 5
[Unit Title] VVL 5
Title VG 5
English [Bird Name] XCA 5
Scientific [Bird Name] XCA 5
1.2 Contributor/Author    
Recording Engineers TMSWC 5
Primary Performer / Group DLA 5
Recordists ASR 6
Composer CHARM 8
Performer CHARM 8
Performer(s) CPDP 5
Personal Name CPDP 5
People DEKKMMA 4
Performers DEKKMMA 5
Collector DEKKMMA 4
Contributor Dismarc 5
File Added By [users] On [date] FSP 5
Collector SWS 5
Reporters/Presenters SWS 4
Artist [Composer, Perfomer, Creator] ILAM 5
Contributor ILAM 5
Creators and Contributors JKC 5
Transcriber MPC 5
Name [of Singer] MPC 5
Author/Creator HRC 5
Performer HRC 5
Collector HRC 5
Credits NFSA 4
Bearbeiter [Recordist] SemArch 5
Sprecherin [Speaker] SemArch 5
[Speaker] VVL 4
Performer Heading VG 5
Performer VG 5
Recordist XCA 5
1.3 Keywords    
Subject TMSWC 5
Subject DLA 6
DLA Category DLA 5
Subject CPDP 5
Tags FSP 5
BBC keywords SWS 4
Genre ILAM 5
Keywords [Instrument Names] ILAM 5
Genre(s) JKC 5
Subject HRC 5
Category [Subject] NFSA 5
Produced as NFSA 5
Thema [Subject] SemArch 5
Subject [LOC] VVL 5
Genre VG 5
Type [of Call] XCA 5
1.4 Description/Notes    
Description ASR 8
Notes TMSWC 5
Description DLA 6
Note/Additional/Other Data CHARM 6
Note CPDP 5
Remarks DEKKMMA 5
Description by [User] FSP 5
Full Description SWS 5
Description ILAM 5
Abstract JKC 5
Other Notes JKC 5
Note MPC 4
Notes HRC 5
[Notes] HRC 5
Summary NFSA 4
Beschreibung des Tondokuments [Description] SemArch 5
[Description] VVL 5
Remarks by Recordist XCA 5
1.5 Music Specific Details    
All Pitch Candidates DEKKMMA 5
Tempo DEKKMMA 4
Tessitura DEKKMMA 5
Melodic Progress (Fragment) DEKKMMA 4
Octave Reduced Tone Scale DEKKMMA 5
type [Group or Solo Performance] DEKKMMA 5
Instrumentation JKC 5
Compass [Note Range] HRC 5
Strains HRC 5
Rendition HRC 5
Meter HRC 5
Phrase Structure HRC 5
Key HRC 5
Background XCA 5
Variable XCA 5
Volume XCA 5
Sound Characteristics XCA 5
Speed XCA 5
Pitch XCA 5
Number of Notes XCA 5
Length XCA 5
1.6 Date    
Date CHARM 6
Date Recorded TMSWC 5
Updated TMSWC 5
Recording Date ASR 7
Year of Release CPDP 5
Date DEKKMMA 5
Broadcast [Date] SWS 5
Date ILAM 5
Single Date MPC 5
Recording Chronology HRC 5
Broadcast Date NFSA 4
Aufgenommen am [Recording Date] SemArch 5
In Datenbank seit [Date Added to Database] SemArch 5
Recorded [Date] VG 5
Released [Date] VG 5
Date XCA 5
1.7 Place    
Place of Publication/Creation TMSWC 5
Place DLA 6
Recording Location ASR 7
Country DEKKMMA 5
Region DEKKMMA 4
Village DEKKMMA 4
Created/Published [Date/Place] HRC 5
Coverage [Country] ILAM 5
Place of Recording JKC 5
Location MPC 5
Country of Origin NFSA 5
Land [Country] SemArch 5
Gro§raum [Large Area] SemArch 5
Ort [Place] SemArch 5
Region [Region] SemArch 5
Location VG 5
Country XCA 5
Location XCA 5
Elevation XCA 5
Latitude XCA 5
Longitude XCA 5
1.8 Language    
Language HRC 5
Language TMSWC 4
Original Language DEKKMMA 5
Language ILAM 5
Sprachtyp [Language Type] SemArch 5
Dialekttyp [Dialect] SemArch 5
2.0 Administrative    
2.1 Identification Numbers    
AFS Number TMSWC 5
Identifier DLA 5
Num [Matrix] CHARM 6
Audio [Item Number] CPDP 5
Issue Number/Label CPDP 5
Tape Number DEKKMMA 5
BBC Programme Number SWS 5
Identifier ILAM 5
Source [Matrix & Retrieval Numbers] ILAM 5
Reel# JKC 5
Item Number MPC 5
Recording Number MPC 5
Record Number MPC 5
Call Number HRC 5
Digital ID HRC 5
Title No. NFSA 5
Alt. VVL Number VVL 5
VVL Call No. VVL 5
Amicus No. VG 5
Issue No. VG 5
Matrix No. VG 4
Take No. VG 4
Cat. Nr. XCA 5
3.0 Terms & Conditions    
3.1 Legal/Rights    
Copyright Status VVL 5
Rights DLA 5
Legal ASR 8
Rights SWS 5
4.0 Content Ratings    
4.1 Ratings and Download Statistics    
Rating FSP 5
Downloads [Number] FSP 5
5.0 Provenence    
5.1 Publisher    
Source JKC 5
Publication/Creation JKC 5
Recording Source VVL 5
Manufacturer VG 5
Distributor VG 5
Transcribed Label VG 5
Generic Label VG 5
Issue Type VG 5
5.2 Collection Source    
Catalogue CHARM 8
Repository TMSWC 5
Holding Library DLA 6
Original Item Location CPDP 5
Host Collection JKC 5
Collection MPC 5
Publisher ILAM 5
6.0 Linkage    
6.1 Relation    
Relation DLA 6
Relation ILAM 5
Available Text MPC 5
Quantity [Related Files] VVL 5
Discographical Reference VG 5
7.0 Structural    
7.1 Format/Physical Description    
Form [i.e. Sound Recording] TMSWC 5
Type DLA 6
Format DLA 6
Format [Source Format and Specification of All Audio Components Used For Transfer] ILAM 5
Physical Description JKC 5
Collection Method [i.e. Recorded] MPC 5
Physical Medium MPC 5
Object Type HRC 5
Medium HRC 5
Media NFSA 5
Type [Type of Disc] NFSA 5
Item Category [Access Copy] NFSA 5
Format NFSA 5
Formats VVL 5
Physical Description VG 5
7.2 Duration    
Duration ASR 8
Duration FSP 5
Duration SWS 5
Duration HRC 5
Running Time VVL 5
Length [MP3 File] XCA 5
7.3 Filesize    
File Size DLA 5
Filesize FSP 5
Type [File Format, Duration] FSP 5
Bitrate of MP3 XCA 5
Sampling Rate XCA 5
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School of Library and Information Studies
University of Alberta