American University in Cairo Web Sites

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*Use for Web site URLs.
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| http://twitter.com/SU_AUC/
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|Title
 
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*Do not move initial articles to the end.
 
*Do not move initial articles to the end.
 
*Use this field to enter the exact title "grabbed" from the website.
 
*Use this field to enter the exact title "grabbed" from the website.
| Ahram online - news, business, culture, sports & multimedia from Egypt
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| Student Union 12/13 (SU_AUC) on Twitter
 
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*If the creator is unknown, like in the case of wiki entries, leave the field blank.  
 
*If the creator is unknown, like in the case of wiki entries, leave the field blank.  
 
*In the case of blogs, enter the author of the blog.
 
*In the case of blogs, enter the author of the blog.
Al-Ahram Establishment
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American University in Cairo. Student Union
 
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*Library of Congress Subject Headings <ref name="LC"/> should be used to record specific topical information about the image and its context to the collection. Additionally, when describing items that are graphic in nature, such as photographs, use Subjects.
 
*Library of Congress Subject Headings <ref name="LC"/> should be used to record specific topical information about the image and its context to the collection. Additionally, when describing items that are graphic in nature, such as photographs, use Subjects.
 
*Include terms for places such as in this field if the object being described relates directly to the location. For example, an aerial photograph of Luxor should include Luxor (Egypt) in the Subject-LCSH field.
 
*Include terms for places such as in this field if the object being described relates directly to the location. For example, an aerial photograph of Luxor should include Luxor (Egypt) in the Subject-LCSH field.
*Refer to the list of approved Topics below.
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*Refer to the list of approved Subjects below.
| Press coverage
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| American University in Cairo; Student unions
 
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*Avoid simply restating the title.
 
*Avoid simply restating the title.
 
*When possible, transcribe descriptions from About pages and the like.
 
*When possible, transcribe descriptions from About pages and the like.
| Ahram Online is the English-language news web site published by Al-Ahram Establishment, Egypt’s largest news organisation, and the publisher of the Middle East’s oldest newspaper: the daily Al-Ahram, in publication since 1875.
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| The American University in Cairo Student Union's official account (Year 2012 - 2013).
 
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*If an authorized name is not found in the Library of Congress Name Authority File<ref name="LC"/>, create one based on AACR2 rules.
 
*If an authorized name is not found in the Library of Congress Name Authority File<ref name="LC"/>, create one based on AACR2 rules.
 
*This information is often found at the bottom of the page or on an About page.
 
*This information is often found at the bottom of the page or on an About page.
| Al-Ahram Establishment
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| Twitter
 
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*If the date is entirely unknown, do not enter text like “undated.” Instead, narrow the date to a date range, e.g. 1900-1999.
 
*If the date is entirely unknown, do not enter text like “undated.” Instead, narrow the date to a date range, e.g. 1900-1999.
 
*List multiple entries separated by a semicolon in chronological order.
 
*List multiple entries separated by a semicolon in chronological order.
| 2011-
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| 2012-2013
 
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*Enter original format or medium information in this field.
 
*Enter original format or medium information in this field.
 
*Look up terms in the Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus<ref name="AAT">[http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/aat/index.html Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus]</ref>.
 
*Look up terms in the Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus<ref name="AAT">[http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/aat/index.html Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus]</ref>.
| albumen prints; stereoscopic photographs
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| blogs
 
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*Enter the source of the Web page or site.  
 
*Enter the source of the Web page or site.  
 
*This information is often the same as the publisher.
 
*This information is often the same as the publisher.
| Al-Ahram Establishment
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| Twitter
 
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*Enter the name of the digital collection.
 
*Enter the name of the digital collection.
| January 25th Revolution Web sites
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| American University in Cairo Web sites
 
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*List multiple entries separated by a semicolon in order of decreasing specificity.
 
*List multiple entries separated by a semicolon in order of decreasing specificity.
 
*Refer to the list of approved Coverages below.
 
*Refer to the list of approved Coverages below.
| Egypt; Africa
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| Cairo; Al-Qāhirah governorate; Egypt; Africa
 
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Revision as of 13:45, 7 October 2012

Contents

Scope

The American Unviersity in Cairo Web sites collection provides access to Web sites, blogs, Twitter feeds, media coverage, and other sites related to the American University in Cairo. It is maintained by the American University in Cairo Rare Books and Special Collections Library and features Web sites suggested by AUC students, faculty, and staff.

Provenance

The American University in Cairo Rare Books and Special Collections Library has been capturing Web content related to the AUC since March 2009.

Metadata

Description

Field Name Scope Note Example Required
URL
  • Use for Web site URLs.
http://twitter.com/SU_AUC/
Title
  • Use for other titles the resource may be known by, alternate spellings, transliterations, MARC title statement, etc.
  • Capitalize the first word of the title, and enter in lowercase all other words except proper nouns.
  • Do not move initial articles to the end.
  • Use this field to enter the exact title "grabbed" from the website.
Student Union 12/13 (SU_AUC) on Twitter
Creator
  • Enter a name from the Library of Congress Name Authority File[1].
  • If an authorized name is not found in the Library of Congress Name Authority File[1], create one based on AACR2 rules.
  • If the creator is unknown, like in the case of wiki entries, leave the field blank.
  • In the case of blogs, enter the author of the blog.
American University in Cairo. Student Union
Subject
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings [1] should be used to record specific topical information about the image and its context to the collection. Additionally, when describing items that are graphic in nature, such as photographs, use Subjects.
  • Include terms for places such as in this field if the object being described relates directly to the location. For example, an aerial photograph of Luxor should include Luxor (Egypt) in the Subject-LCSH field.
  • Refer to the list of approved Subjects below.
American University in Cairo; Student unions
Description
  • Enter supplemental descriptive information such as a free text summary.
  • End field with a period.
  • Avoid simply restating the title.
  • When possible, transcribe descriptions from About pages and the like.
The American University in Cairo Student Union's official account (Year 2012 - 2013).
Publisher
  • Enter a name from the Library of Congress Name Authority File[1].
  • If an authorized name is not found in the Library of Congress Name Authority File[1], create one based on AACR2 rules.
  • This information is often found at the bottom of the page or on an About page.
Twitter
Contributor
  • Enter the name(s) of entities that made significant contributions to the item.
  • Look up a name from the Library of Congress Name Authority File[1].
  • If an authorized name is not found in the Library of Congress Name Authority File[1], create one based on AACR2 rules.
  • This information is often found at the bottom of the page or on an About page.
Date
  • Format the date according ISO 8601 standard:
    • YYYY-MM-DD
    • YYYY-MM
    • YYYY
    • YYYY-YYYY
    • YYYY-
  • If the date is entirely unknown, do not enter text like “undated.” Instead, narrow the date to a date range, e.g. 1900-1999.
  • List multiple entries separated by a semicolon in chronological order.
2012-2013
Type
  • Enter the characteristic and general type of content of the resource.
  • Look up terms using the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Type Vocabulary[2].
  • Refer to the list of approved Types below.
Interactive Resource
Format
  • Enter original format or medium information in this field.
  • Look up terms in the Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus[3].
blogs
Source
  • Enter the source of the Web page or site.
  • This information is often the same as the publisher.
Twitter
Relation
  • Enter the name of the digital collection.
American University in Cairo Web sites
Coverage
  • Look up terms in the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names[4].
  • List multiple entries separated by a semicolon in order of decreasing specificity.
  • Refer to the list of approved Coverages below.
Cairo; Al-Qāhirah governorate; Egypt; Africa
Collector
  • Enter the name of the collecting repository and institution.
Rare Books and Special Collections Library; American University in Cairo
Language
  • Enter the ISO 639-1 Language Code[1] for items with linguistic content.
  • Leave this field blank if there is no linguistic content.
en

Settings

Name/Label Scope Note Example Required
Frequency
  • Enter the crawl frequency.
  • Refer to the list of approved Crawl Frequencies below.
Daily
Seed Type
  • Enter the crawl frequency.
  • Refer to the list of approved Crawl Frequencies below.
Default

Workflow

Name/Label Scope Note Example Required
Date Entered
  • Enter the date, in YYYY-MM-DD format, that the metadata record is created.
Date Reviewed-Curator
  • Enter the date, in YYYY-MM-DD format, that the metadata record is reviewed by the RBSCL University Archivist.
Date Reviewed-Archivist
  • Enter the date, in YYYY-MM-DD format, that the metadata record is reviewed by the RBSCL Digital Collections Archivist.
Date Added
  • Enter the date, in YYYY-MM-DD format, that the item is added to digital collection.
Date Deactivated
  • Enter the date, in YYYY-MM-DD format, that the capture is stopped for the item.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Library of Congress Authorities
  2. Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Type Vocabulary
  3. Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus
  4. Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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