This page describes the allowable types in current use for Calhoun. Use these Item types for dc.type.
Types are not file formats. We decided on 8/31/2011 that we would make a distinction between "types" of documents and file formats. Example: dc.type Video may include format .avi, mp4, etc. and dc.Type Thesis may include Masters, Ph.D, etc.
Item types in current use are represented below, with notes.
|Abstract||Use for cases where an abstract is published in place of an oral presentation, for example at a conference. Rarely used, since Calhoun should include full, published versions when available.|
use for published articles or pre-prints. For Book Reviews, see Book Review
may include collections of articles or essays combined under an editor
A Book Review is a work in which an author reviews another another author's (or authors') work for publication in a journal.
Book Reviews often have the SAME title as the book reviewed, or may have a DIFFERENT title.
If the review article title is the SAME as the book reviewed, use this pattern:
If the review article title is DIFFERENT than the book reviewed, use this pattern:
<Review title>, a Book Review by <first name last name of reviewer> of <book title> by <book author>
|Catalog||Course catalogs may use this item type|
Congressional Report Tribute
|Course Description||may include announcements|
|Executive Summary||used for theses and dissertations|
|Graphic Project||used for Mathew Rose collection for .zip files which contain all content for a single project|
Interactive Media Element, term used by NPS CED3 team to include a variety of animations, webpages, tests, games and other teaching tools developed for use by NPS faculty
|Interview||For a transcript of an oral history interview.|
|Plan or Blueprint|
Preferred over "slides". May include slidesets or powerpoint presentations
|Program||EXAMPLE: A printed guide to an event, published and distributed to attendees. Commencement Ceremony Programs; IDL Faculty Showcase Programs use this type|
EXAMPLE: WASC Reports go under this heading. For NPS Technical Reports use Technical Report. Examine the cover page; inclusion of NPS # indicates is a Technical Report.
Allow all degree-earning products: Theses, Dissertations, Capstones, Project Reports, MBA, etc.
|Technical Report||EXAMPLE: Use for NPS Technical Reports|
|Web Page Capture||may include single web pages or a combination of pages in .zip format|