The Digital Cicognara Library

Metadata Checklist for Contributing to the Digital Cicognara Library

If you cannot fulfill all the requirements listed below, please email cicognara@googlegroups.com and we will work with you on finding a solution. If the required fields for source metadata are not in the recommended fields, please email portal@getty.edu with the information on where the required fields are located.

For further details on contributions or terminology used below, please also check the contributor FAQs page.

Signed Getty Research Portal Contributor’s Agreement

Digital Facsimile

Source Metadata

  • In MARC, MODS (can be wrapped in METS), Dublin Core or Getty CSV format
  • Source metadata should include the fields listed below:
    • A link to the digital facsimile
    • Title
    • If in MARC format, static unique identifier in 001 field
    • A link to the IIIF manifest (see table for recommended field)
    • The Digital Cicognara Library number (DCL #, see table for recommended field with place holders “xyz”)
    • Cicognara Catalogo number (see table for recommended field with place holders “xyz”)
MARC MODS Dublin Core CSV
IIIF Manifest 856 856 41 $u [URI]
<relatedItem type="otherFormat">
  <identifier type="uri">
    [URI]
  </identifier>
</relatedItem>
<dc:hasFormat>
  [URI]
</dc:hasFormat>
IIIF Manifest URL
DCL Number (DCL#) 024 8_ $a dcl:xyz
<mods:identifier type="local">
  dcl:xyz
</mods:identifier>
<dc:identifier>
  dcl:xyz
</dc:identifier>
DCL Number
Cicognara Catalogo Number 510 4_ $a Cicognara, $c xyz
<mods:identifier type="local">
  Cicognara, xyz
</mods:identifier>
<dc:identifier>
  Cicognara, xyz
</dc:identifier>
Cicognara Number

IIIF Manifest

Fields to include in the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) manifest:

  • Digital Cicognara Library number (DCL #)
  • Cicognara Catalogo number
  • Author
  • Title
  • Place of publication
  • Year of publication
  • Attribution or credit line of holding institution
  • Shelf mark of holding institution
  • Link to the digitized copy (DOI, URL, URN)
  • Link to bibliographic information (further information on the physical description of the matching volume)
  • Rights statement or link to a rights statement
  • Link to OCR full text (if available)

Example of a IIIF manifest in the Digital Cicognara Library project: https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/iiif/junius1694/manifest.json

Sample metadata section of a IIIF manifest in the Digital Cicognara Library project:

    "metadata" : [
          {
             "label" : "Author",
             "value" : [
                "Junius, Franciscus; Graevius, Johannes Georgius   [Hrsg.]"
             ]
          },
          {
             "label" : "Location",
             "value" : [
                "Rotterdam"
             ]
          },
          {
             "label" : "Date",
             "value" : [
                "1694"
             ]
          },
          {
             "label" : "Published",
             "value" : [
                "Rotterdam, 1694"
             ]
          },
          {
             "label" : "Identifier (URN)",
             "value" : [
                "<a href='http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:16-diglit-280404'>urn:nbn:de:bsz:16-diglit-280404</a>"
             ]
          },
          {
             "label" : "Identifier (DOI)",
             "value" : [
                "<a href='https://doi.org/10.11588/diglit.28040'>10.11588/diglit.28040</a>"
             ]
          },
          {
             "label" : "Local Identifier",
             "value" : [
                "Cicognara, 148"
             ]
          },
          {
             "label" : "Local Identifier",
             "value" : [
                "dcl:f88"
             ]
          },
          {
             "label" : "Bibliographic Information",
             "value" : [
                "<a href='https://katalog.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/titel/67887612'>View in catalogue</a>"
             ]
          },
          {
             "label" : "Shelfmark",
             "value" : [
                "C 5936 Folio RES"
             ]
          }
       ],
    

Send source metadata to the Getty Research Portal (portal@getty.edu) via one of the following methods:

  • Email attachment
  • OAI harvest or API - One-time email with link to OAI or API repository which will be harvested quarterly unless asked otherwise.
  • FTP
  • Please email portal@getty.edu if none of the above methods are possible and we will work with you on
  • transmitting files.