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CONTENTdm Cookbook: Requires

12c. Requires

This field is mandatory if applicable.

sample of elements that show on each field page
Repeatable Yes. When a resource requires more than one external tool, use a Relation.requires element for each.
Field Name Requires
DC Mapping Relation.requires
Search No
Hide No
Vocabulary No
Definition The described resource requires the referenced resource to support its functionality, delivery, or coherence of content.
Usage Use if special software is needed to open/play the digital resource.
Examples Adobe Flash
Template Yes. If the same software is required for all resources within a collection, use the Template Creator to input the data once for all records.
Nickname N/a (don’t yet have any in the system)

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