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Hyku Cookbook: Street

Recipes for metadata entry for UofL Digital Collections


This field is recommended if available for Jefferson County (Ky.) streets only. If the street is not known and cannot be estimated, leave it blank.

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Yes. Enter each street in the same field, separated by a semicolon and a space.

Hyku term street
Search Yes
Hide No
Vocabulary Yes
Definition Describes an image of or taken on a known Louisville street or intersection.

Refer to the lists of locations already used. If an authoritative version of a name is not available, create an AACR2-compliant heading: Street (City, St.).

For renamed streets, enter the new name in this field. (The title and/or description should contain the name used when the photo was taken.)

Spell out the words for numbered street names and the words identifying the type of street (Avenue, Boulevard, Road, Street, etc.).

Do not use “Unknown”—just leave the field blank.


Muhammad Ali Boulevard (Louisville, Ky.) [use for Walnut Street]

Eleventh Street (Louisville, Ky.); Hill Street (Louisville, Ky.)