- Element Name
- Where Can the Source Information be Found?
- How Source Works in the Metadata Form
- How Should the Source be Filled in?
- Other Examples
Information about a resource from which the current resource is derived.
For any type of item, source describes an original (physical or digital) resource from which the current resource is derived and may be found:
- by examining the item
- in accompanying or supplementary information
- 1. Source qualifier -- drop-down menu
- 2. Source -- text field
- This field is only used if the item is:
- a derivation (a single map from a book, an article from a journal, etc.)
- an item that was part of a larger event (a presentation from a conference, a piece from an exhibition, etc.)
Marshall City Directory, 1937. Rochester: Keiter Directory Co., 1937. V. 1.
G4030 1840 .C66 1840
- Choose the appropriate relation qualifier from the controlled vocabulary
- If none of the qualifiers applies to the item, the qualifier can be left blank
- Scanned map from a book
- Book: "From the German edition of P.F.X. Charlevoix, Histoire general des voyages, 1754."--Almagre books, list 47A.
- Article from a conference
- Conference: Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), 2010, Los Angeles, California, United States
- Article published in a journal
- Journal: Government Information Quarterly, 2008. p. 66-89
- Presentation from a preconference
- Conference: 3rd Annual Digitization Expo [Pre-conference], Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Convention, 2010, San Antonio, Texas, United States
- Map from an atlas
- Atlas: Geologic Atlas of the United States, Llano-Burnet Folio No. 183, Washington: Geological Survey (U.S.), 1912
- Clipping/article from a newspaper
- Newspaper: "King State Dependent on South Parkers," Forward Times, Houston Texas, August 9, 1975, pp. 7A-8A
- To specify other resources which are judged to be significantly related to the current resource in some fashion, use the Relation element.
- Information in this field may also overlap with information entered in the Citation element.
- OCLC Worldcat
- Worldcat via FirstSearch (UNT staff/students can get to OCLC records through electronic resources)