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METS_Profile: @xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.loc.gov/METS_Profile/ http://www.loc.gov/standards/mets/profile_docs/mets.profile.v1-2.xsd"
title:
The Walt Whitman Archive METS Profile Version ARCHIVE
abstract:
The Walt Whitman Archive uses this profile to decribe the organization and structure of the thematic research collection. Digital objects that comprise the the archive described by this profile include but are not limited to: images, html, xml, and tei-based structured text. The archive heirarchy describes objects as one of two types: Whitman Authored Materials and Non-Whitman Authored Materials. Digital objects can consist of one or both types. This profile references METS instance files for items that comprise the Archive. Any Archive items not represented by METS instance files are referenced by this profile through the respective html pages directly.
date:
2007-01-30T00:00:00
contact:
name:
Stacey Berry
address:
Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 319 Love Library/P.O. Box 884100, Lincoln NE, 68588-4100
phone:
402.472.4547
email:
cdrh@unl.edu
related_profile: @RELATIONSHIP="parents" @URI=""
extension_schema: @ID="ext1"
name:
MODS
context:
mets/dmdSec/mdWrap/xmlData
note:
While the schema referenced above represents v.3.1 of MODS, all v.3.x MODS schemas are largely backwards compatible with previous incremental releases of version 3. METS documents using any version 3 MODS schema are accommodated by this profile.
extension_schema: @ID="ext2"
name:
NISO MIX
context:
mets/amdSec/techMD/mdWrap/xmlData
note:
Used for technical metadata about image content files.This profile supports both the existing version 1.5 of the schema as well as version 2 as soon as this becomes available.
extension_schema: @ID="ext3"
name:
textmd
context:
mets/amdSec/techMD/mdWrap/xmlData
note:
Used for technical metadata about text content files.
extension_schema: @ID="ext4"
name:
METSRights
context:
mets/amdSec/rightsMD/mdWrap/xmlData
note:
Used for rights information about original and digital materials.
description_rules:

All applications of the MODS schema in conforming METS documents should follow the MODS User Guidelines published by Library of Congress' Network Development and MARC Standards Office (.http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/v3/mods-userguide.html).

controlled_vocabularies:
vocabulary: @ID="vc1"
name:
<mets> TYPE attribute values
maintenance_agency:
Walt Whitman Archive
values:
value:
Archive
context:

mets/@TYPE

description:

This profile specifies the required vocabulary for the TYPE attribute value on the root <mets> element. It is required that this attribute appear.

vocabulary: @ID="vc2"
name:
<dmdSec:mdWrap> MIMETYPE attribute values
maintenance_agency:
Walt Whitman Archive
values:
value:
text/xml
value:
text/html
context:

DMDSEC/MDWRAP/@MIMETYPE

description:

This profile specifies the required vocabulary for the MIMETYPE attribute value on the <dmdSec:mdWrap> element. It is required that this attribute appear.

vocabulary: @ID="vc3"
name:
<techMD:mdWrap> MDTYPE/OTHERMDTYPE Attribute Values
maintenance_agency:
Walt Whitman Archive
values:
value:
OTHER
value:
textMD
context:

TECHMD/MDWRAP/@MDTYPE

TECHMD/MDWRAP/@OTHERMDTYPE

description:

This profile specifies MDTYPE attribute value on the <techMD:mdWrap> element. If the MDTYPE="OTHER", then a value must be declared for OTHERMDTYPE from the listed attribute values.

vocabulary: @ID="vc4"
name:
METS <fileGrp> USE Attribute Values
maintenance_agency:
Walt Whitman Archive
values:
value:
Biography
value:
Bibliography
context:

mets/fileSec/fileGrp/@USE

description:

These are the supported values for <fileGrp> USE attributes in METS documents implementing this profile. They are intended mainly to help presentation programs know how they should treat particular content files. In particular, they should help a presentation program distinguish between content files that are METS represented and Non-METS represented.

vocabulary: @ID="vc5"
name:
<structMap> Third Level <div> LABEL Attribute Values
maintenance_agency:
Walt Whitman Archive
values:
value:
Manuscripts
value:
Printed Material: Periodicals Manuscripts
value:
Printed Material: Leaves of Grass
value:
Scholarly Essays: Criticism
value:
Scholarly Essays: Reviews
value:
Scholarly Essays: Books
value:
Photographs
value:
Works Files
value:
Biography
value:
Bibliography
context:

mets/structMap/div/div/div@LABEL

description:

These are the supported values for <structMap> LABEL attributes. They are intended mainly to help describe objects.

structural_requirements:
metsRootElement:
requirement: @ID="metsRoot1"

The Whitman Archive METS file requires the root <mets> element section. The root <mets> element must include the unique OBJID attribute value of "ARCHIVE".

requirement: @ID="metsRoot2" @RELATEDMAT="vc1"

The root <mets> element requires a TYPE attribute value. This profile specifies only one vocabulary for the TYPE attribute: Archive.

<mets> TYPE attribute values Walt Whitman Archive Archive mets/@TYPE This profile specifies the required vocabulary for the TYPE attribute value on the root <mets> element. It is required that this attribute appear.
requirement: @ID="metsRoot3"

The root <mets> element must include a PROFILE attribute value. mets_profile_ARCHIVE2.xml is the current standard profile of reference for the METS Archive file(s).

metsHdr:
requirement: @ID="metsHdr1"

Conforming METS documents must contain a <metsHdr> element.

requirement: @ID="metsHdr2"

The <metsHdr> element must include the CREATEDATE attribute value. It must also include the LASTMODDATE attribute value if this does not coincide with the CREATEDATE.

requirement:

The <metsHdr> element must include a child <agent> element identifying the person or institution responsible for creating the METS object. The <agent> element must include the ROLE attribute with the following possible values: CREATOR, EDITOR, [...].

dmdSec:
requirement: @ID="dmdSec1"

Conforming METS documents must contain one or more <dmdSec> elements. Each <dmdSec> must contain an <mdWrap>

requirement: @ID="dmdSec2"

Conforming METS documents must contain a unique ID for each <dmdSec> (dmd1, dmd2, etc).

requirement: @ID="dmdSec3" @RELATEDMAT="ext1"

<mdWrap> elements in a compliant document must conform to the MODS schema.

MODS http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/v3/mods-3-1.xsd mets/dmdSec/mdWrap/xmlData While the schema referenced above represents v.3.1 of MODS, all v.3.x MODS schemas are largely backwards compatible with previous incremental releases of version 3. METS documents using any version 3 MODS schema are accommodated by this profile.
requirement: @ID="dmdSec4" @RELATEDMAT="vc2"

Each <mdWrap> element must contain the attributes ID, MDTYPE, and MIMETYPE. The ID attributes must reflect the MDTYPE in consecutive numerical order. For the first mdWrap, for example, the ID attribute will be MODS1. If there are more than one MDTYPE="MODS" sections, then they should be numbered accordingly in the ID attribute (MODS1, MODS2, MODS3, etc.).

<dmdSec:mdWrap> MIMETYPE attribute values Walt Whitman Archive text/xml text/html DMDSEC/MDWRAP/@MIMETYPE This profile specifies the required vocabulary for the MIMETYPE attribute value on the <dmdSec:mdWrap> element. It is required that this attribute appear.
amdSec:
requirement: @ID="amdSec1"

Conforming METS documents must contain only one <amdSec> element. This section must contain one or more of each of the following elements: <techMD>, <rightsMD>, and <sourceMD<.

requirement: @ID="techMD1"

The <techMD> elements describe all Archive file types: Electronic Transcription and Non-XML. One element provides technical metadata for TEI transcription based files and the other for Non-XML files. Each <techMD> element is assigned a unique ID attribute value in the form of "tmd1", numbered sequentially.

requirement: @ID="techMD2" @RELATEDMAT="vc3"

Each <techMD> element must contain an <mdWrap> element and corresponding MDTYPE/OTHERMDTYPE attribute. The MDTYPE/OTHERMDTYPE attributes must conform to the controlled vocabulary contained within this profile.

<techMD:mdWrap> MDTYPE/OTHERMDTYPE Attribute Values Walt Whitman Archive OTHER textMD TECHMD/MDWRAP/@MDTYPE TECHMD/MDWRAP/@OTHERMDTYPE This profile specifies MDTYPE attribute value on the <techMD:mdWrap> element. If the MDTYPE="OTHER", then a value must be declared for OTHERMDTYPE from the listed attribute values.
requirement: @ID="techMD3" @RELATEDMAT="ext3"

<techMD> elements pertaining to text content files must contain <xmlData> conforming to the textMD schema.

textmd http://dlib.nyu.edu/METS/textmd.xsd mets/amdSec/techMD/mdWrap/xmlData Used for technical metadata about text content files.
requirement: @ID="rightsMD1"

One and only one <rightsMD< element specifies those rights declared for the thematic research collection. The <rightsMD< element must have a unique ID attribute value (rights1).

requirement: @ID="rightsMD2"

<rightsMD> element must contain <xmlData> conforming to the METS Rights schema.

fileSec:
requirement: @ID="fileSec1"

Conforming METS documents for this profile must contain a <fileSec>. The <fileSec> of a conforming METS document must contain a parent <fileGrp> only for ARCHIVE files not represented by a METS document.

requirement: @ID="fileSec2" @RELATEDMAT="vc4"

Each <file> represented in the <fileSec> must have an associated USE attribute. The USE attribute can be expressed directly at the <file> element level. Alternately, the USE attribute may be expressed in conjunction with the <fileGrp> that is the immediate parent of a <file> element; in this case it pertains to all <file> elements in the <fileGrp>. The <file>/<fileGrp> USE attribute values must be drawn from the controlled vocaulary for <file>/<fileGrp> USE Attribute Values contained within this profile.

METS <fileGrp> USE Attribute Values Walt Whitman Archive Biography Bibliography mets/fileSec/fileGrp/@USE These are the supported values for <fileGrp> USE attributes in METS documents implementing this profile. They are intended mainly to help presentation programs know how they should treat particular content files. In particular, they should help a presentation program distinguish between content files that are METS represented and Non-METS represented.
requirement: @ID="fileSec3"

The <file> elements in a conforming METS document must contain ID and SIZE attribute values. They must also contain CREATED attribute values when available.

requirement: @ID="fileSec4"

Each <file> represented in the <fileSec> must have an associated MIMETYPE attribute. This attribute must contain the official Internet Standard MIME type value for the content file represented

requirement: @ID="fileSec5"

Each file must be associated with a <techMD> and a <rightsMD> element, either via reference from the parent <fileGrp> element ADMID attribute value or via reference from the <file> element ADMID attribute value.

requirement: @ID="fileSec6"

Each <file> element must contain an <FLocat> element which specifies the external location of the content file in an xlink:href attribute.The <FLocat> element must contain an xlink:href attribute, as well as a LOCTYPE attribute indicating the type of href being provided. In most cases, the LOCTYPE for manuscript objects will be URL.

requirement: @ID="fileSec7"

This profile supports the use of one and only one <FLocat> element in conjunction with each <file> element.

structMap:
requirement: @ID="structMap1"

Only one <structMap> is present. This <structMap> must not be empty. The <structMap> contains both logical and physical structures of the item within a single hierachy.

requirement: @ID="structMap2"

The <structMap> must contain a TYPE attribute. The TYPE attribute for the ARCHIVE will always be MIXED.

requirement: @ID="structMap3" @RELATEDMAT="vc5"

The hierarchy of the <structMap> is described by <div> elements. Each <div> must include a LABEL attribute value to identify the content of the material for presentation. The highest level <div> LABEL attribute value will always be ARCHIVE. The second level <div> labels describe the objects as either: "Whitman Authored Materials" or "Non-Whitman Authored." The third level <div> labels group the objects by document type (Manuscripts, Printed Material, etc.). The third level <div> labels conform to the controlled vocabular contained within this profile.

<structMap> Third Level <div> LABEL Attribute Values Walt Whitman Archive Manuscripts Printed Material: Periodicals Manuscripts Printed Material: Leaves of Grass Scholarly Essays: Criticism Scholarly Essays: Reviews Scholarly Essays: Books Photographs Works Files Biography Bibliography mets/structMap/div/div/div@LABEL These are the supported values for <structMap> LABEL attributes. They are intended mainly to help describe objects.
technical_requirements:
content_files:
requirement:

All "TEI" files must be encoded according to version 1 of the "TEI Text Encoding in Libraries: Guidelines for Best Encoding Practices" maintained by the Digital Library Federation (http://www.diglib.org/standards/tei.htm).

requirement:

All files adhere to ISO-8859-1 character encoding standards maintained by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (http://www.iana.org/).

requirement:

All files reference stylesheet "Whitman.xsl"

requirement:

All files reference DTD "whitman.dtd"

requirement:

All files adhere to current MODS schema maintained by the Library of Congress (http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/v3/mods-3-1.xsd).

requirement:

All files adhere to current NISO MIX standards maintained by the Library of Congress (http://www.loc.gov/standards/mix/mix.xsd).

requirement:

All files adhere to current textMD standards maintained by New York University (http://dlib.nyu.edu/METS/text.xsd).

requirement:

All files adhere to METSRights schema maintained by Stanford Univeristy (http://cosimo.stanford.edu/sdr/metsrights.xsd).

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