University Catalog

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The University Catalog collection includes issues of the academic catalog of the American University in Cairo. The catalog is published by the Provost's Office at the American University in Cairo, and is available on the web and in PDF format. Issues of the University Catalog in PDF format are collected and described for inclusion in AUC's Digital Archive and Research Repository (DAR Repository). [1] Members of the Provost's Office may submit items to this collection. All files and metadata are reviewed by the University Records Manager.


The University Catalog collection was created in January 2012. Collection and description of electronic issues of the University Catalog is an ongoing project managed by the Records Management unit of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library. The collection is publicly accessible in the Digital Archive and Research Repository.


The following table instructs staff from the Provost's Office on how to enter descriptive information about issues of the University Catalog. Some fields in the item submission template are not included in these instructions, and should be left blank.

Label Element Hint Scope Note Example Controlled Vocabulary Required
Title dc.title Enter the title of the issue. Capitalize the first word of the title, and enter in lowercase all other words expect proper nouns.
  • Begin title with academic years featured on the cover.
  • Transcribe the title directly from the item.
2011-2012 Academic Catalog
Contributor Indicate the administrative office or academic department responsible for the creation of the document.
  • The University Catalog is created by the Provost's Office.
  • Select this office from the drop-down menu.
Provost's Office
Description dc.description Enter additional descriptive information about the document not included in the abstract.
  • End field with a period.
Annual issue of the American University in Cairo's catalog of academic schools, programs, and courses, also featuring undergraduate and graduate admissions, requirements, regulations, and finances.
Keyword dc.subject Enter keywords or tags that describe the topic of this item.
  • Keyword for the University Catalog has already been supplied.
  • Keywords are verified or edited by the Records Manager to refer to Library of Congress Authorities. [2]
  • American University in Cairo--Curricula--Catalogs
Date Created Enter the date on which work was completed.
  • Type the year that the issue was published (the first year featured in the academic year)
Type dc.type Indicate the general content type your work. Select all that apply.
  • The University Catalog is a work of text.
  • Select this type from the drop-down menu.
Format dc.format.extent Enter the number of pages when applicable, in ### p. format. End p with a period.
  • Enter the total number of pages in the catalog.
784 p.
Medium dc.format.medium Select the medium.
  • University Catalog is a curriculum.
  • Select this medium from the drop-down menu.
Language dc.language.iso Select all languages that apply.
  • University Catalog is published in English
  • Select this language from the drop-down menu.
Rights dc.rights.license Copyright, American University in Cairo. All rights reserved.
  • This text is automatically entered.
Copyright, American University in Cairo. All rights reserved.
Copyright Date Enter the copyright date.
  • Date of copyright is the year published.
Publisher dc.publisher Enter the name of the publisher.
  • University Catalog is published by the American University in Cairo.
American University in Cairo
Place of Publication Enter the place of publication.
  • University Catalog is published in New Cairo.
New Cairo

Controlled Vocabularies

Administrative Office

Displayed Value Stored Value
Provost's Office American University in Cairo. Office of the Provost


Displayed Value Stored Value
Text Text


Displayed Value Stored Value
Curricula curricula


Displayed Value Stored Value
English en

Collection Settings


<p>Copyright, American University in Cairo. All rights reserved.</p>


I hereby certify that this document is the property of the American University in Cairo.

The American University in Cairo retains all ownership rights to the copyright of this document.


  1. Digital Archive and Research Repository
  2. Library of Congress Authorities
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