Welcome! #

This site is meant to serve as a guide to the metadata fields and creation guidelines of the Lafayette Digital Repository. There are two categories of metadata fields covered in this site. They are detailed below:

Descriptive Metadata #

What is Descriptive Metadata? Descriptive metadata is information about an item or resource that is used for the purpose of discovery, faceting, and identification.

Administrative Metadata #

What is administrative metadata? Administrative metadata provides information that helps in the management of a resource, such as when it was created, who can access it, how it can be used, and location and identification data.

Get started here or choose a metadata field from the table of contents.