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Item Description

The following descriptive information (also known as "metadata") is vital for search and discovery of repository materials. Please provide all the information you know when sharing your work.

Articles

  • Title.
  • Abstract or description.
  • Contributor: the author(s). Can also include thesis advisor or committee member.
  • Series: articles about a specific theme.
  • Subject or topics terms.
  • Total number of pages. Use extant for page range (e.g., 12-74).
  • Date of creation or original publication. Provide a range by separating dates with a forward slash ( / ). Date examples: 1999, 2010-08-20, 1987/1985, 2017-02-01/2017-04-03.
  • Citations can be retrieved from Worldcat or one of ASU Library databases.
  • If the publisher requires an embargo period (typically a 6-18 month restriction on access after the article is published), deposit the article in the repository and set a release date and the file will automatically be made public.

Books and Chapters

  • Title.
  • Abstract or description.
  • Contributor: the author(s). Can also include thesis advisor or committee member.
  • Series: articles about a specific theme.
  • Subject or topics terms, often found in the book online catalog WorldCat.
  • Total number of pages. Use extant for page range (e.g., 12-74).
  • Date of creation or original publication. Provide a range by separating dates with a forward slash ( / ). Date examples: 1999, 2010-08-20, 1987/1985, 2017-02-01/2017-04-03.
  • Total number of pages. Use extant for page range (e.g., 12-74).
  • Citations can be retrieved from Worldcat or one of ASU Library databases.

Moving Image

  • Title.
  • Abstract or description.
  • Contributor: the author(s).
  • Series: recordings about a specific theme.
  • Subject or topics terms.
  • Date of creation or original publication. Provide a range by separating dates with a forward slash ( / ). Date examples: 1999, 2010-08-20, 1987/1985, 2017-02-01/2017-04-03.
  • Created date is the date of the original recording. For materials digitized from analog video or film, provide date of digitization in notes.

Still Image

  • Title.
  • Abstract or description.
  • Contributor: the author(s). Can also include thesis advisor or committee member.
  • Series: images about a specific theme.
  • Subject or topics terms.
  • Date of creation or original publication. Provide a range by separating dates with a forward slash ( / ). Date examples: 1999, 2010-08-20, 1987/1985, 2017-02-01/2017-04-03.
  • Created date is the date of the original image. For materials digitized from analog images, provide date of digitization in notes.
  • Note field can be used to provide further description of the image.  Like notes on the photograph, or significant description of the subject of the image that isn't described elsewhere.

Sound

  • Title.
  • Abstract or description.
  • Contributor: the author(s). Can also include thesis advisor or committee member.
  • Series: recordings about a specific theme.
  • Subject or topics terms. Describe the subject or theme of the audio, e.g., trombone, lecture recital, chamber music, or piano.
  • Date of creation or original publication. Provide a range by separating dates with a forward slash ( / ). Date examples: 1999, 2010-08-20, 1987/1985, 2017-02-01/2017-04-03.
  • Created date is the date of the original audio recording or performance. For materials digitized from analog audio, provide date of digitization in notes.
  • Include a program, if available.
  • Add metadata description to each audio file, e.g., composer or title of the piece.
  • Resource field can be used to describe the type of audio, like performance or faculty recital.

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