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Technical Definition

Provides the name and details of the library or archive that contained the digitised material at the time of digitisation. For some databases, it is separated into library name and library location.

Category Notes

This field is relatively uncommon despite most collections consulting multiple physical collections. MODS:physicalLocation (and displayLabel sub-element) URI: loc.gov/standards/mods/userguide/location.html#physicallocation.

Individual Collection Notes

Standardised across all collections.

Instantiations

Library Name

B1GL issue\sourceLibrary STR British Library
B1GI issue\metadataInfo\sourceLibrary\libraryName STR British Library
B2GL issue\sourceLibrary STR British Library
B2GI issue\metadataInfo\sourceLibrary\libraryName STR British Library
HNME METS:mets\METS:dmdSec\METS:mdWrap\METS:xmlData\DC:collection STR Hemeroteca
TDAG issue\sourceLibrary\libraryName STR Times Newspapers Limited
TRME mets:mets\mets:amdSec\mets:techMD\mets:mdWrap\mets:xmlData\premis:object\premis:objectIdentifier\premis:objectIdentifierType STR National Library of Australia
TRME mets:mets\mets:amdSec\premis:object\premis:objectIdentifier\premis:objectIdentifierType STR National Library of Australia

Library Location

B1GI issue\metadataInfo\sourceLibrary\libraryLocation STR London, United Kingdom
B2GI issue\metadataInfo\sourceLibrary\libraryLocation STR London, United Kingdom
TDAG issue\sourceLibrary\libraryLocation STR London, United Kingdom

Library Name and Location

CAME mets\metsHdr\agent\name STR Library of Congress, Washington, DC
CAME mets\dmdSec\mdWrap\xmlData\mods:mods\mods:relatedItem\mods:location\mods:physicalLocation@displayLabel STR Library of Congress, Washington, DC
CAME mets\dmdSec\mdWrap\xmlData\mods:mods\mods:relatedItem\mods:location\mods:physicalLocation@displayLabel STR Library of Congress, Washington, DC
SBME mets:mets\mets:dmdSec\mets:mdWrap\mets:xmlData\mods:mods\mods:location\mods:physicalLocation@displayLabel STR Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preu├čischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Germany
SBMA mets:mets\mets:dmdSec\mets:mdWrap\mets:xmlData\mods:mods\mods:location\mods:physicalLocation@displayLabel STR Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preu├čischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Germany