Specification

Name

Object/Work Type

Label

Object Type

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/objectWorkType

Definition

A term or terms identifying the specific kind of object or work being described. For a collection, including repeatable instances for terms identifying all or the most important items in the collection.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory & Repeatable

Example

<cdwalite:objectWorkType>net art</cdwalite:objectWorkType>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite. 

Attributes are termsource, termsource ID. 

Controlled Vocabulary recommends AAT.

 

Name

Title

Label

Title

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/title

Definition

Titles, identifying phrases, or names given to a work of art, architecture, or material culture.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory

Example

<cdwalite:title>net.flagt</cdwalite:title>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite. 

Attributes are type, pref, lang, and langtermsource.

 

Name

Creator

Label

Creator

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/creator

Definition

The names, appellations, or other identifiers assigned to an individual, group of people, firm or other corporate body, or other entity that has contributed to the design, creation, production, manufacture, or alteration of the work.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory & Repeatable

Example

<cdwalite:creator>Napier, Mark</cdwalite:creator>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite. 

Syntax recommended is Lastname, Firstname

 

Name

Nationality of Creator

Label

Nationality of Creator

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/nationalityCreator

Definition

National or cultural affiliation of the person or corporate body.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<cdwalite:nationalityCreator termsource=”TGN” termsourceID=”7012149”>American</cdwalite:nationalityCreator>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite.

Controlled Vocabulary recommends TGN and AAT.

Attributes are termsource and termsource ID

 

Name

Dates of Creator

Label

Dates

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/vitalDatesCreator

Definition

A description of the lifespan of the person or the existence of the corporate body, using “ca.” and any other expressions of uncertainty or nuance. For Birth and Death date attributes, record years of birth and death, estimated where necessary. For a corporate body, use birth-date and death-date to record the dates of founding and dissolution.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<cdwalite:vitalDatesCreator>1961-2019</cdwalite:vitalDatesCreator>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

Attributes are birthdate, deathdate, and termsource.

 

Name

Role Creator

Label

Role of Creator

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/roleCreator

Definition

The role played by the creator or other agent in the creation or production of the work.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory & Repeatable

Example

<cdwalite:roleCreator>artist</cdwalite:roleCreator>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

Controlled Vocabulary recommends AAT.

Attributes are termsource and termsourceID. 

 

Name

Measurements

Label

Measurements

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/displayMeasurements

Definition

Information about the dimensions, size, or scale, format, or storage configuration of the work, including volume, weight, area or running time.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional

Example

<cdwalite:displayMeasurements>88.5 x 40 cm (34 7/8 x 15 3/4 inches)</cdwalite:displayMeasurements>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

Syntax recommended is generally height by width by depth, unless indicated otherwise. Metric units preferred, with values in inches as well, if possible.

 

Name

Orientation/Arrangement

Label

Work Arrangement

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwa/orientation

Definition

An explanation of the way a work is meant to be seen or has been displayed. Each variation should be described separately.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<cdwa:orientation>projected on a 60 x 80 cm screen</orientation>

Comment

Element is from CDWA

Syntax recommends for short entries, use phrases in lower case. Capitalize proper names. For other words, use lower case. Avoid abbreviations. Provide directional descriptions for architecture, sculpture, and other three dimensional objects (e.g., for a building, view from the east, or for a portrait bust, left profile). Do not capitalize cardinal directions (east, west, etc.) Note special lighting conditions (e.g., raking light).

 

Name

Materials/Techniques

Label

Techniques

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/displayMaterialsTech

Definition

An indication of the substances or materials used in the creation of a work, as well as any implements, production or manufacturing techniques, processes, or methods incorporated in its fabrication.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory

Example

<cdwalite:displayMaterialsTech>Interactive networked code (Java applet with server database)</cdwalite:displayMaterialsTech>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

 

Name

Edition

Label

Display Edition

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/displayEdition

Definition

A description of the edition of the work; used primarily for prints and other multiples.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional

Example

<cdwalite:edition>2/5</cdwalite:edition>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

 

Name

Creation Date

Label

Creation Date

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/displayCreationDate

Definition

A concise description of the date or range of dates associated with the creation, design, production, presentation, performance, construction, or alteration of the work or its components.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory

Example

<cdwalite:displayCreationDate>2002</cdwalite:displayCreationDate>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

 

Name

Location/Repository

Label

Repository Location

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/locationName

Definition

The name and geographic location of the repository that is currently responsible for the work.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory

Example

<cdwalite:locationName>Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York</cdwalite:locationName>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

Attributes are type, termsource, termsourceID, locID and locIDtype.

Controlled vocabulary recommends BHA index, AAAF (LOC authorities and subject headings), Grove’s Dictionary of Art Location Appendix, International Directory of the Arts, Official Museum Directory, and TGN. 

Recommended values are currentLocation, currentRepository, formerRepository, currentArchitecturalContext, formerArchitecturalContext, currentGeographic, formerGeographic, discoveryLocation, and creationLocation.

 

Name

Repository/Work ID

Label

Object Identification

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/workID

Definition

Any unique numeric or alphanumeric identifier(s) assigned to a work by a repository.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<cdwalite:workID>2002.17</cdwalite:workID>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

Recommended values for type attributes are accession, shelfNumber, objectId, etc.

 

Name

Subject

Label

Subject

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/subjectTerm

Definition

Terms that identify, describe, and/or interpret what is depicted in and by a work. These may include proper names (e.g., people, events, places), iconography, themes from literature, or generic terms describing the material world, or topics (e.g., concepts, themes, or issues).

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<cdwalite:subjectTerm>American flag</cdwalite:subjectTerm>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

Controlled values recommend AAT, TGN, LOC Name and Subject Authorities, TGM, ICONCLASS, Sears Subject Headings.  

Attributes are type, termsource and termsourceID 

Recommended values type attributes are conceptTerm, iconography, eventName, personalName, corporateBodyName, and geographicName.

 

Name

Description

Label

Description

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/descriptiveNote

Definition

A relatively brief essay-like text that describes the content and context of the work, including comments and an interpretation that may supplement, qualify, or explain the physical characteristics, subject, circumstances of creation or discovery, or other information about the work.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional

Example

<cdwalite:descriptiveNote>Napier has created net.flag , an emblem for the Internet as a new territory, one composed of people from various geographical regions and ideologies. Its design changes constantly, manipulated by users who make selections from menus of familiar flag motifs: stars, fields of color, bold patterns, insignia, and stripes. As viewers add their contributions to the palimpsest, the cumulative identity of the flag changes as one country’s insignia </cdwalite:descriptiveNote>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

 

Name

Resource

Label

Resource

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/resourceType

Definition

Information about the images or other resources that serve as visual surrogates of the work, including digital images, slides, transparencies, photographs, videos, audio, and moving images, but excluding items that are considered works in their own right.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional

Example

<cdwalite resourceType termsource=”AAT” termsourceID=”aat300404198>digital media</cdwalite:resourceType>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

Attributes are termsource and termsourceID

Controlled vocabulary recommends AAT, digital image, photograph, slide, videotape, X-ray photograph, negative, internegative, albumen print, and duplicate slide.

 

Name

Exhibition History

Label

Display History

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwa/exhibitionHistory

Definition

A historical record of the public display of a work, including its installation in a gallery, inclusion in a special or online exhibition, and any loan during which the work was on public view, even if not part of a formal exhibition.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional

Example

<cdwa:exhibitionHistory>The Museum of Modern Art, Internet Art, April 20-June 25, 2001.</cdwa:exhibitionHistory>

Comment

Element is from CDWA

 

Name

Related Textual References

Label

Related Textual References

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwa/relatedTextualReference 

Definition

Citations to sources of textual information related to the work of art or architecture being described, including published bibliographic materials, Web sites, archival documents, unpublished manuscripts, and references to verbal opinions expressed by scholars or subject experts.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<cdwa:relatedTextualReference>Hyperallergic (2015). Best of 2015: Our top 10 works of internet art. Hyperallergic. Retrieved from https://hyperallergic.com/263538/best-of-2015-our-top-10-works-of-internet-art/</cdwa:relatedTextualReference>

Comment

Element is from CDWA

 

Name

Rights Holder

Label

Copyright

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwalite/rightsWork

Definition

An identification of the individual or group that holds the rights to use, exhibit, or reproduce a work, along with an indication of any existing restrictions on its reproduction, exhibition, or use.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional

Example

<cdwa:rightsWork>© Mark Napier</rightsWork>

Comment

Element is from CDWALite

Attribute is type

 

Name

Credit Line

Label

Line of Credit

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwa/creditLine

Definition

A formal public statement about the ownership, transfer of ownership, acquisition, source, or sponsorship of the acquisition of a work, suitable for use in a display label or publication.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory

Example

<cdwa:creditLine>gift of the artist</cdwa:creditLine>

Comment

Element is from CDWA 

 

Name

Catalog History

Label

Catalog History

URI

utk.edu/myschema/cdwa/catalogingHistory

Definition

Documentation of the creation and modification of the description of a work, including who made the description and when, along with any relevant notes.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<cdwa:catalogingHistory>Cataloged by Lisa Roberts, October 25, 2013.</cdwa:catalogingHistory>

Comment

Element is from CDWA

 

Name

Representation

Label

Digital Representation

URI

http://www.loc.gov/premis/rdf/v3/Representation

Definition

A digital representation is the set of stored digital files and structural metadata needed to provide a complete and reasonable rendition of the Intellectual Entity.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory & Repeatable

Example

<premis:representation>stored with Adobe PDF  </premis:representation>

Comment

Element is from PREMIS 

 

Name

Organization

Label

Organization

URI

http://www.loc.gov/premis/rdf/v3/Organization

Definition

The Organization class represents a kind of Agent corresponding to social institutions such as companies, societies etc.

Obligation & Occurrence

Mandatory

Example

<premis:organization>Emory and Henry College’s McGlothlin Center for the Arts</premis:organization>

Comment

Element is from PREMIS

 

Name

Format

Label

Format

URI

http://purl.org/dc/terms/format

Definition

The file format, physical medium, or dimensions of the resource.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional

Example

<dcterms:format>Web page images (.gif and .jpg)</dcterms:format>

Comment

Element is from Dublin Core 

Controlled vocabulary recommends Internet Media Types [MIME].

 

Name

Preservation Policy

Label

Preservation Policy

URI

http://www.loc.gov/premis/rdf/v3/PreservationPolicy

Definition

Information indicating the decision or policy on the set of preservation functions to be applied to an object and the context in which the decision or policy was made.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<premis:preservationPolicy>Content and metadata validation, preservation audits (will undergo periodic audits to ensure that risks are reduced, and to verify authenticity and accessibility of content), ongoing file format review migration (when deemed necessary), monitoring of backup procedures, and the maintenance of technical components such as hardware and software used for storage and access.</premis:preservationPolicy>

Comment

Element is from PREMIS

 

Name

Rule

Label

Rule

URI

http://www.loc.gov/premis/rdf/v3/Rule

Definition

Statement about the Actions an Agent is permitted to undertake or prohibited from undertaking with respect to an Object.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional

Example

<premis:rule>Has permission to use images for display purposes. Cannot use for advertisement or commercial purposes.</premis:rule>

Comment

Element is from PREMIS 

Properties include restriction and act.

 

Name

Signature

Label

Signature

URI

http://www.loc.gov/premis/rdf/v3/Signature

Definition

Mathematical technique used to validate the authenticity and integrity of a message, software or digital document.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<premis:signature>Self-signed certificate in Java applet</premis:signature>

Comment

Element is from PREMIS

Properties include validationRules and encoding

 

Name

Date of Last Backup

Label

Last Backup Date

URI

utk.edu/myschema/utk/dateoflastbackup

Definition

Date (or history) of the last repository backup.

Obligation & Occurrence

Optional & Repeatable

Example

<utk:dateoflastbackup>2018-11-18</utk:dateoflastbackup>

Comment

Element is from UTK.Namespace

Format date according to ISO 8601