The Digital Object Metadata Management unit (formerly known as the Metadata Analysis & Specification unit) provides a number of metadata related services to the UCSD Libraries for internal and external projects. Services include mapping between metadata formats, functional specifications for the UCSD Libraries' DAMS, object specifications for migrating data to the DAMS, consultation on metadata creation for digitization projects, development of digital preservation metadata and related procedures.
Metadata Best Practices for DAMS Data Providers
Covers best practice recommendations for data creators of DAMS materials.
Includes METS file use values, UCSD Libraries rights vocabularies, boilerplate statements for use and constraints on use statements, and Library location url's.
File Naming Protocol
Describes UCSD DAMS file naming protocol