COLLECTION DESCRIPTION SCHEMAS BASED ON THE RSLP SCHEMA
A collection description schema is a structured set of metadata attributes which can be used to describe both physical and virtual collections of material in any format.
The RSLP Collection Description Schema is the set of metadata attributes which was created for describing collections within the Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP). Each attribute within the set has an Attribute label, an RDF property, and a Definition. Within the RSLP Schema as currently defined, no attribute is specified as mandatory.
View collection description metadata schemas based on the RSLP schema.
As other projects and work programmes realised the value of collection descriptions, the RSLP schema has been used, often with some modification, to hold collection descriptions relating to a variety of subjects, geographical areas, or collected material types. Modifications fall into three types: