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==Controlled Vocabularies==
 
==Controlled Vocabularies==
===Subject==+
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===Subject===
 
*American University in Cairo
 
*American University in Cairo
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*Art
 
*College students
 
*College students
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*Performing arts
 
*Press coverage
 
*Press coverage
 
*Student organizations
 
*Student organizations
 
*Student unions
 
*Student unions
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*Theater
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===Type===
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*Interactive Resource
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===Format===
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*blogs <ref name="blogs">Short for 'Web logs' or 'weblogs:' a Web site that functions as an online journal or diary, most often maintained by a single person, but also by groups with common interests. Commentary, images, sound, or video files are posted regularly with the most recent entry appearing first. Blogs may focus on a particular area of interest and contain links to content on external Web pages. Blogs usually have archives of all past entries, with links between similar items of interest. They originated in the United States in 1997 as a few online journals, and became popular ca. 2002, when software designed specifically for creating and maintaining blogs was introduced. Use for social media, e.g. Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, etc.</ref>
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*magazines (periodicals) <ref name="magazines">Periodicals containing articles, essays, poems, or other writings by different authors, usually on a variety of topics and intended for a general reading public or treating a particular area of interest for a popular audience.</ref>
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*newspapers <ref name="newspapers">Serials published at stated, frequent intervals, such as daily or weekly, and containing news, editorials, features, advertisements, and other items of current interest.</ref>
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*wikis <ref name="wikis">Web pages designed so that multiple users can add to or edit their content. Wikis are typically not monitored by a single editor: the community of users itself determines the veracity or trustworthiness of the information contained therein. Use of the term dates to 1995.</ref>
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*Web pages <ref name="webpages">Hypertext documents of text or images that are accessible via the World Wide Web, hosted on a web site.</ref>
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*Web sites <ref name="websites">A group of World Wide Web pages usually associated with a particular subject and connected via hyperlinks, made available online by an institution, company, government, or other organization.</ref>
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===Coverage===
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*Cairo; Al-Qāhirah governorate; Egypt; Africa
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===Frequency===
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*One Time
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*Twice Daily
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*Daily
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*Weekly
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*Monthly
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*Bi-monthly
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*Quarterly
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*Semiannually
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*Annually
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===Seed Type===
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*Default <ref name="default">For Web sites, pages, blogs, etc.</ref>
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*News/RSS Feed <ref name="rss">Use this for Google News feeds to capture daily news about a topic without inputting individual seed URLs for each site.</ref>
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*Crawl One Page Only <ref name="onepage">Use this if you only want to capture the URL itself. This option is may be useful for Twitter feeds that are captured daily; however, if the Twitter feed includes links to a lot of photos or videos, you may want to use the Default setting.</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 15:04, 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.
  • All URLs must end with a slash (/).
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.
2012-10-01
Date Reviewed-Curator
  • Enter the date, in YYYY-MM-DD format, that the metadata record is reviewed by the RBSCL University Archivist.
2012-10-02
Date Reviewed-Archivist
  • Enter the date, in YYYY-MM-DD format, that the metadata record is reviewed by the RBSCL Digital Collections Archivist.
2012-10-03
Date Added
  • Enter the date, in YYYY-MM-DD format, that the item is added to digital collection.
2012-10-04
Date Deactivated
  • Enter the date, in YYYY-MM-DD format, that the capture is stopped for the item.
2013-12-31

Controlled Vocabularies

Subject

  • American University in Cairo
  • Art
  • College students
  • Performing arts
  • Press coverage
  • Student organizations
  • Student unions
  • Theater

Type

  • Interactive Resource

Format

Coverage

  • Cairo; Al-Qāhirah governorate; Egypt; Africa

Frequency

  • One Time
  • Twice Daily
  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Bi-monthly
  • Quarterly
  • Semiannually
  • Annually

Seed Type

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
  5. Short for 'Web logs' or 'weblogs:' a Web site that functions as an online journal or diary, most often maintained by a single person, but also by groups with common interests. Commentary, images, sound, or video files are posted regularly with the most recent entry appearing first. Blogs may focus on a particular area of interest and contain links to content on external Web pages. Blogs usually have archives of all past entries, with links between similar items of interest. They originated in the United States in 1997 as a few online journals, and became popular ca. 2002, when software designed specifically for creating and maintaining blogs was introduced. Use for social media, e.g. Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, etc.
  6. Periodicals containing articles, essays, poems, or other writings by different authors, usually on a variety of topics and intended for a general reading public or treating a particular area of interest for a popular audience.
  7. Serials published at stated, frequent intervals, such as daily or weekly, and containing news, editorials, features, advertisements, and other items of current interest.
  8. Web pages designed so that multiple users can add to or edit their content. Wikis are typically not monitored by a single editor: the community of users itself determines the veracity or trustworthiness of the information contained therein. Use of the term dates to 1995.
  9. Hypertext documents of text or images that are accessible via the World Wide Web, hosted on a web site.
  10. A group of World Wide Web pages usually associated with a particular subject and connected via hyperlinks, made available online by an institution, company, government, or other organization.
  11. For Web sites, pages, blogs, etc.
  12. Use this for Google News feeds to capture daily news about a topic without inputting individual seed URLs for each site.
  13. Use this if you only want to capture the URL itself. This option is may be useful for Twitter feeds that are captured daily; however, if the Twitter feed includes links to a lot of photos or videos, you may want to use the Default setting.
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