Dublin Core

Here is a basic example of what decription of a medieval document in Dublin Core looks like, using the example of Ottawa, CU ARC charter 2.

For more exhaustive explanation of Dublin Core, see: http://dublincore.org/documents/dces/.

For the application of Dublin Core to medieval manuscripts/ folios, see Sheila A. Bair & Susan M. B. Steuer, "Developing a Premodern Manuscript Application Profile Using Dublin Core," Journal of Library Metadata, 13:1 (2013): 1-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19386389.2013.778725

Element

What to input

Example

Title

Title given to the artifact

Yorkshire Deed by William Bron, Collector of the King’s Rents

Subject

Keywords

deed, rents, yorkshire, legal, judicial, chirograph

Description

Free-text description of the item. All additional research should go here.

Type

Resource type

Envelope and Deed

Source

Call Number

Ottawa, Carleton University, Carleton University Archives and Research Collections, Charter 2

Relation

Do we know which larger work this artifact came from?

Missing duplicate of the chirograph, whereabouts unknown.

Coverage

Spatial location

Yorkshire, England

Creator

Who made this piece?

William Bron

Publisher

Who made this content available?

Carleton University Archives and Research Collections (CUARC)

Contributor

People who have contributed research for this item

[Your Name Here]

Rights

Who owns this? Are there restrictions?

CUARC, creative commons

Date

The likely date for this item

May 24, 1405

Format

The file format, physical medium, and/or dimensions of a resource.

IIIF Image Parchment, Ink.

Identifier

Unique DOI for this item

doi:10.1037/rmh0000008

Language

Languages used in the artifact

Latin

Provenience

Information about previous owners of this artefact.