Historic Niagara Digital Collections


Abstract: Summary of the resource. Only used 7 times in the database, click here to see them


Access Rights: Information about who can access the resource or an indication of its security status.


Bibliographic Citation: Our reference database has a few digitized books in our collection. This comes in two forms a number that uniquely identifies a book, and a link to said book.


Contributor: Someone who helped with this item.


Creator: The person who created the resource.


Date: Only the Newspaper index has them searchable by date range, however there are many items that have the date as just the year, or year/month as YYYYMM or for example: 199101, or as text as in August 04, 1962. We are working on updating the dates so the are more easily read and searchable.


Date Copyrighted: Date of copyright.


Date Created: Date of creation of the resource as inputted by us at the library. There is an o:created property that the system uses to order search results, that one works off of when it was added to this new version of the site.


Description: Formally notes field.


The Dublin Core™: Metadata Initiative, or "DCMI", is an organization supporting innovation in metadata design and best practices across the metadata ecology. (Website)


Extent: The size or duration of the resource.


Friends of Friends:FOAF is a computer language defining a dictionary of people-related terms that can be used in structured data.(Website)


Format: The file format, physical medium, or dimensions of the resource.


Has Part: A related resource that is included either physically or logically in the described resource.


Identifier: The link from the old site.


Format of: A related resource that is substantially the same as the described resource, but in another format.


Is Format of: A related resource that is substantially the same as the described resource, but in another format.


Is Part Of: A related resource in which the described resource is physically or logically included.


Is Referenced By: A related resource that references, cites, or otherwise points to the described resource.


Is Version of: A related resource of which the described resource is a version, edition, or adaptation.


Medium: The material or physical carrier of the resource.


Provenance: A statement of any changes in ownership and custody of the resource since its creation that are significant for its authenticity, integrity, and interpretation.


Publisher: An entity responsible for making the resource available.


Rights: Information about copy rights held in and over the resource.


Rights Holder: A person or organization owning or managing rights over the resource.


Source: A related resource from which the described resource is derived.


Title: A name given to the resource.


Type: The nature or genre of the resource.


ISBN: International Standard Book Number


LCCN: Library of Congress Control Number (similar to ISBN)


Locator: Where in our library this book sits.


Number: document number.


URI: Website link associated with the item.