Sample Metadata Record

XML format

<dc:title>The stranger’s eyes</dc:title>
<dc:contributor xsi:type="olac:role" olac:code="author">Carlson, Joyce</dc:contributor>
<dcterms:spatial xsi:type="dcterms:ISO3166">ML</dcterms:spatial>
<dc:date xsi:type="dcterms:W3CDTF">1995</dc:date>
<dc:description xsi:type="dcterms:URI"></dc:description>
<dcterms:extent>pages 34-38</dcterms:extent>
<dc:language xsi:type="olac:language" olac:code="eng"/>
<dc:relation>Is Part of Series: Notes on Anthropology and Intercultural Community Work 20</dc:relation>
<dcterms:isReferencedBy xsi:type="dcterms:URI"></dcterms:isReferencedBy>
<dc:subject>Cross-cultural communication</dc:subject>
<dc:subject>Community development</dc:subject>
<dc:subject xsi:type="olac:linguistic-field" olac:code="anthropological_linguistics"/>
<dc:type xsi:type="dcterms:DCMIType">Text</dc:type>

Display format

 Title  The stranger’s eyes
 Contributor (author)  Carlson, Joyce
 Spatial (ISO3166)  ML
 Date  (W3CDTF)  1995
 Description (URI)
 Extent  pages 34-38
 Language (ISO639-3)  English [eng]
 Relation  Is Part of Series: Notes on Anthropology and Intercultural Community Work 20
 Is Referenced By (URI)
 Subject  Cross-cultural communication
 Subject  Community development
 Subject (OLAC)  Anthropological linguistics
 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   1   0 
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  8.83