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OSU Library Metadata: A Guideline to Best Practices: Elements

This site provides guidelines for OSU's local implementation of CDP Dublin Core Metadata Best Practices Version 2.1.1

Elements to be used with the OSU Library Digital Collections

To assure success in a collaborative environment where consistent description of digital resources is critical for interoperability, the Oklahoma State University Library has designated the following mandatory elements:


       Mandatory, if applicable:

Non-mandatory, but highly recommended:

Richer, more complete records increase the likelihood that database users will locate the desired digital resource.