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Schemas


RSLP


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Backstage Collection Level Description Schema

Backstage is a database of collection relating to performance arts.

A structured set of metadata attributes, for describing collections with the RSLP. It includes:

  1. Descriptive attributes about the Collection
  2. Descriptive attributes about the Location or Locations
  3. Identification and/or description of three related Agents
    1. The Collector of the collection
    2. The Owner of the collection
    3. The Administrator of the collection
  4. External relationships - identification of other collections that are related to the collection being described

Attributes about the Collection

General Attributes

RSLP Attribute

Backstage label

Definition

Title

Title

The name of the collection

Identifier

Institution name and control number

A formal identifier for the collection

Description

Description

A free-text description of the collection

Strength

Areas of interest

An free-text indication of the strength(s) of a collection.

Physical Characteristics

Format(s) of collection materials

The physical or digital characteristics of the collection

Language

Language

The language of items in the collection

Access Control

Conditions of access

A statement of any access restrictions placed on the collection, including allowed users, charges, etc.

Accrual Status

Acquisitions policy

A free text statement

Legal Status

Legal status with regard to ownership

A statement of the legal status of the collection

 

Copyright status

A statement on copyright restrictions regarding reproduction of materials

Custodial History

Collection provenance

A statement of any changes in ownership and custody of the collection that are significant for its authenticity, integrity and interpretation.

Location

Location of collection

Name of collection and postal address

Link to full details

Subject Attributes

RSLP Attribute

Backstage label

Definition

Concept

Subject(s) covered [LCSH]

A concept (keyword) of the items in the collection

 

Keywords

 

Name

Associated names

A personal or corporate name associated with the items in the collection.

Place

Spatial coverage

The spatial coverage of the items in the collection.

Time Range

Collection timespan

The temporal coverage of the items in the collection

Date Attributes

RSLP Attribute

Backstage label

Definition

Accumulation Date Range

Time span over which collection accumulated

The range of dates over which the collection was accumulated.

Contents Date Range

Date(s) of specific material

The range of dates of the individual items within the collection

Attributes for Associated Agents

RSLP Attribute

Backstage label

Definition

Creator

Principal collector(s)

The identifier for an agent who gathers (or gathered) the items in a collection together.

Attributes for External Relationships

RSLP Attribute

Backstage label

Definition

Super-collection

Parent collection

The identifier or name of a second collection that contains the current collection.

Sub-collection

Sub-collection(s)

The identifier or name of a second collection contained within the current collection

Associated collection

Associated collection(s)

The identifier or name of a second collection that is associated by provenance with the current collection.

Catalogue or description

Associated finding aids

The identifier or name of a second collection that describes the current collection (for example, the catalogue for the current collection).

Associated publication

Associated publication(s)

The identifier or name of a publication that is based on the use, study or analysis of the collection.

Attributes for Location

General Attributes

RSLP Attribute

Backstage label

Definition

Name

Institution

The name of the location.

Access Conditions

Access restrictions

Visiting arrangements

Access Conditions

Opening hours

Hours of access

Access Conditions

User services

Services available to users

Access Conditions

Charges

 

See also

Web address (URL)

The URL for the organisationís home page

Attributes for Associated Agents: Administrator

RSLP Attribute

Backstage label

Definition

Administrator

Contact person

The agent who has responsibility for the collection

Name

Contact person

The name of the agent

Telephone number

Telephone

The telephone number of the agent.

Fax number

Fax

The fax number of the agent.

Email address

Contact email

The electronic mail address of the agent.

Attributes for Physical Location

RSLP Attribute

Backstage label

Definition

Postal address

Address

The full postal address for the physical location of the physical collection.

Attributes for Backstage Database administration

RSLP Attribute

Backstage label

Definition

 

Record compiler

Email address of record compiler


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Page last revised on: 28-Jul-2008
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