Using the DS Catalog Search Interface

Metadata Glossary

The following table provides the names and definitions of metadata elements in a DS Catalog record as well as the authority file or controlled vocabulary (if any) to which metadata values have been linked as part of our data enrichment process.

DS IDDigital Scriptorium identifier
ShelfmarkInstitutionally assigned call number
TitleTitle(s) of included work(s) or name assigned to object
AuthorName of the author or creatorWikidata
ScribeName of the scribeWikidata
ArtistName of the artist or illuminatorWikidata
Former Owner(s)Name(s) of previous ownersWikidata
PlacePlace of productionTGN
DateDate of productionAAT (century value)
LanguageLanguage in which text is writtenWikidata
MaterialPhysical material of manuscriptAAT
Keyword(s)Genre and subject term(s) describing object type characteristics and/or intellectual contentAAT; FAST; LOBT; RBMSCV
Holding InstitutionCurrent owner and metadata record source
Physical DescriptionDescription of binding; dimensions of manuscript; number of folios; decoration information
NoteMiscellaneous note
Institutional RecordLink to owning institution catalog record or digital facsimile
IIIF ManifestJSON-LD formatted document URL reference described by the IIIF Presentation API
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