This is a mandatory field. Every record must include the DCMI Type. It will help us sort digital records at a high level (grouping all films, all sound recordings, all images, and all texts, for example).
|Repeatable||Yes. Enter each type in the same field, separated by a semicolon and a space.|
Yes. Choose “Use a controlled vocabulary from another field or collection” and select “Type.”
|Definition||The nature or genre of the content of the resource. Type includes terms describing general categories, functions, genres, or aggregation levels for content.|
Use DCMI Type Vocabulary.
Some digital objects may involve more than one type, e.g., a manuscript may have text and images of the text. Separate each entry by a semicolon and a space.
|Template||Yes. If all items in a collection are of the same type, use the Template Creator to input the data once for all records|