Sample Metadata Record

XML format

<dc:title>Numic Consonantal Correspondences</dc:title>
<dc:creator>Davis, Irvine</dc:creator>
<dc:date xsi:type="dcterms:W3CDTF">1966</dc:date>
<dc:format xsi:type="dcterms:IMT">text/html</dc:format>
<dc:identifier xsi:type="dcterms:URI"></dc:identifier>
<dc:subject xsi:type="olac:language" olac:code="ute"/>
<dc:subject xsi:type="olac:language" olac:code="shh"/>
<dc:subject xsi:type="olac:language" olac:code="pao"/>
<dc:subject xsi:type="olac:linguistic-field" olac:code="general_linguistics">General Linguistics</dc:subject>
<dc:subject xsi:type="olac:linguistic-field" olac:code="phonology">Phonology</dc:subject>
<dc:subject xsi:type="olac:linguistic-field" olac:code="typology">Typology</dc:subject>
<dc:subject xsi:type="olac:linguistic-field" olac:code="phonetics">Phonetics</dc:subject>
<dc:type xsi:type="dcterms:DCMIType">Text</dc:type>

Display format

 Title  Numic Consonantal Correspondences
 Creator  Davis, Irvine
 Date  (W3CDTF)  1966
 Format (IMT)  text/html
 Identifier (URI)
 Subject (ISO639-3)  Ute-Southern Paiute [ute]
 Subject (ISO639-3)  Shoshoni [shh]
 Subject (ISO639-3)  Northern Paiute [pao]
 Subject (OLAC)  General linguistics, General Linguistics
 Subject (OLAC)  Phonology, Phonology
 Subject (OLAC)  Typology, Typology
 Subject (OLAC)  Phonetics, Phonetics
 Type (DCMI)  Text

Metadata quality analysis

OLAC metadata records are scored for metadata quality on a 10-point scale explained in OLAC Metadata Metrics. The score for the above record (along with comments on changes that could improve the score) is as follows:

Component + - Comments
Title   1   0 
Date   1   0 
Agent   1   0 
About   1   0 
Depth   0.83   0.17  For the full score, add at least one more element in addition to the ones counted explicitly in other components of the score.
Content Language   0   1  Add a dc:language element with an ISO 639-3 code to identify the language in which the resource is written or spoken.
Subject Language   1   0 
OLAC Type   0   1  Add a dc:type element that uses the OLAC linguistic-type encoding scheme to identify the type of the resource from a linguistic point of view.
DCMI Type   1   0 
Precision   1   0 
Quality score  7.83