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Monday, February 22

  1. page Omeka Cuban Film Poster Metadata Entry edited ... Example: Signature of Edel "el Mola" Rodríguez Molano Film Title ... film title …
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    Example: Signature of Edel "el Mola" Rodríguez Molano
    Film Title
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    film title depicted/advertised inadvertised by the poster.
    Director
    Enter the name or names of directors, formatted "Paternal last name Maternal last name, First name." If the creator is a corporate body, use their official name in regular order. If birth and death dates of director are known, add the years in parentheses after the name.
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    Alea, Tomás (1928-1996(1928-1996)
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Friday, February 19

  1. page Omeka Cuban Film Poster Metadata Entry edited ... Description Write a one sentence summary of the poster. ... by Edel "el Mola" …
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    Description
    Write a one sentence summary of the poster.
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    by Edel "el Mola" Rodríguez Molano (El Mola).Molano.
    Click "Add Input" and write a brief summary of the poster described, including visual elements, colors, and graphic style. One sentence is sufficient; 2-3 sentences is acceptable if more description is necessary.
    Example: Woman wearing a brown dress and white bonnet holds an empty birdcage against a green and yellow striped wallpaper background. Includes decorative elements such as butterflies, stylized corbels, and Swedish flags.
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  2. page Omeka Cuban Film Poster Metadata Entry edited ... Extent The extent refers to the physical dimensions of the poster. Posters are all printed on…
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    Extent
    The extent refers to the physical dimensions of the poster. Posters are all printed on (non-U.S.) standard size poster paper.
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    Portrait Orientation, use70use: 70 cm (h)
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    Landscape Orientation, use
    50
    use: 50 cm (h)
    Medium
    The medium refers to the materials used to create the poster. Use "ink on paper" (without the quotation marks) for all posters.
    Spatial Coverage
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    is known.
    If the poster references a specific location, or the studio location of the artist is known, enter the city, province, and country. If a specific location is unknown, use "Cuba."
    Example:Havana,Example: Havana, Cuba
    Example:Martí,

    Example: Martí,
    Matanzas, Cuba
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    Save often! And now click on (in the left hand sidebar):
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    Inscription
    Enter a transcription of any handwritten text on the poster, including edition numbers and signatures.
    Example:11/35
    Example:Signature
    Example: 11/35
    Example: Signature
    of Edel
    Film Title
    Enter the film title depicted/advertised in the poster.
    Director
    Enter the name or names of directors, formatted "Paternal last name Maternal last name, First name." If the creator is a corporate body, use their official name in regular order. If birth and death dates of director are known, add the years in parentheses after the name.
    Example:GutiérrezExample: Gutiérrez Alea, Tomás
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  3. page Omeka Cuban Film Poster Metadata Entry edited ... Admin Screen The first screen after you log in is the Admin Screen. You are going to want to …
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    Admin Screen
    The first screen after you log in is the Admin Screen. You are going to want to ignore most of the options that are on the screen and proceed directly to "Browse Your Items." Once you are here, you will click on the "Edit" button for the item which you are describing.
    Dublin Core Tab
    Title
    The "Title" field is for the title of the film or most predominant text on the poster if the film title is not immediately identifiable.
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    Example: Woman wearing a brown dress and white bonnet holds an empty birdcage against a green and yellow striped wallpaper background. Includes decorative elements such as butterflies, stylized corbels, and Swedish flags.
    Creator
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    that in parenthesisquotation marks after the first name. If birth and death dates of director are known, add the years in parentheses after the proper name.
    Example:
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    Molano, Edel (el Mola)"el Mola" (1982- )
    Publisher
    This is the boilerplate text that should be used:
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    The language of the item. For posters in English, use "en" (without the quotation marks). For posters in Spanish, use "es" (without the quotation marks). Click "Add Input" to add a separate text box for each language if the poster has text in multiple languages.
    Type
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    the Type would beis "still image"
    ...
    here. (DCMITYPE)
    Extent
    The extent refers to the physical dimensions of the poster. Posters are all printed on (non-U.S.) standard size poster paper.
    For Portrait Orientation, use70 cm (h) x 50 cm (w)
    For Landscape Orientation, use
    50 cm (h) x 70 cm (w)
    Medium
    The medium refers to the materials used to create the poster. Use "ink on paper" (without the quotation marks) for all posters.
    Spatial Coverage
    The medium refers to the place to which the poster refers or the location in which it was made if either is known.
    If the poster references a specific location, or the studio location of the artist is known, enter the city, province, and country. If a specific location is unknown, use "Cuba."
    Example:Havana, Cuba
    Example:Martí, Matanzas, Cuba

    Save Changes
    Save often! And now click on (in the left hand sidebar):
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    Type Metadata Tab
    Item Type
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    of the materials currently being added to Omeka,posters, choose "Document." If you believe that you item has a different Item Type, consult with your supervising archivist.
    Text
    This is where
    "Poster" from the Item Type drop-down option list.
    Transcription
    Enter a
    transcription of the document is entered. Each pageprinted text exactly as it appears on the poster. Enter separate sections of text as a new line within the document should be entered into its ownsame text box. To add more
    Translation
    Enter an English translation of Spanish text as appropriate.
    Inscription
    Enter a transcription of any handwritten
    text boxes, if you have multiple pages, click on the "Add Input" button.
    Original Format
    The SCRC is currently not using this field.
    Save Changes
    Save often!
    And now click on (in
    poster, including edition numbers and signatures.
    Example:11/35
    Example:Signature of Edel "el Mola" Rodríguez Molano
    Film Title
    Enter
    the left hand sidebar):
    Collection
    The collection
    film title depicted/advertised in which this item will reside. Currently, the only collection is "Civil War Transcription Project," so choose that.
    Files
    Upload
    poster.
    Director
    Enter
    the file, with the proper filename or names of directors, formatted "Paternal last name Maternal last name, here.
    Tags
    We are currently not using
    First name." If the tags, but maycreator is a corporate body, use themtheir official name in regular order. If birth and death dates of director are known, add the years in parentheses after the future.name.
    Example:Gutiérrez Alea, Tomás (1928-1996
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    Map
    If the item was written atposter references a clearly definedspecific location, enter it into the text box in order to markor the studio location onof the map.
    Link to Archon
    After you have published
    artist is known, type in the file on Omeka, make sure to link the Omeka record into Archon. For more information on how to do that, please seein the Archon Digital Library page.box labeled "Find a Location by Address." If a specific location is unknown, use "Cuba."
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  4. page Omeka Cuban Film Poster Metadata Entry edited ... Cuba--History--21st century. Description A Write a one sentence summary of the poster. Ex…
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    Cuba--History--21st century.
    Description
    AWrite a one sentence summary of the poster.
    Example: Film poster for Fredrika Bremer, a film by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, designed by Edel Rodríguez Molano (El Mola).
    Click "Add Input" and write a
    brief summary
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    is necessary. (DACS 3.1)
    Example: Woman wearing a brown dress and white bonnet holds an empty birdcage against a green and yellow striped wallpaper background. Includes decorative elements such as butterflies, stylized corbels, and Swedish flags.

    Creator
    The person primarily responsible for the creationName of the item. In most cases, this will be the person who wrote the letter or diary. The format for this should be "Lastname, Firstname."artist, formatted "Paternal last name Maternal last name, First name." If the
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    regular order. (DACS 9)
    Source
    The citation for the collection
    If artist also uses a different name or pseudonym, place that in whichparenthesis after the individual item resides. It should be formatted as "Name of Collection, Call Number, Box Number, Folder Number." (DACS 7.1.5)proper name.
    Example: Rodríguez Molano, Edel (el Mola)

    Publisher
    This is the boilerplate text that should be used:
    ...
    of William and& Mary
    Date
    The date of the item in question. For an item with a single date, it should be formatted as YYYY-MM-DD. If the item covers a span of time within one year, simply put that year. If the item spans multiple years, it should be formatted as YYYY-YYYY. If the date is approximate, use "circa YYYY."
    Contributor
    This field will record the name of the person who completed the transcription. If they are uncomfortable with their name being used, please put "SCRC Civil War Transcription Project Volunteer."

    Rights
    The following boilerplate text should be used:
    Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
    Relation
    A link to the finding aid for the collection in which this object resides. Format should take the form of "The finding aid for the (collection) can be found at (url)."
    Format
    The SCRC is currently not using this field.

    Language
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    item. For most items this will beposters in English, and so you should putuse "en" (without the quotation marks) intomarks). For posters in Spanish, use "es" (without the field. If there is anotherquotation marks). Click "Add Input" to add a separate text box for each language containedif the poster has text in your item, please consult your supervising archivist. (DACS 4.5)multiple languages.
    Type
    For any letters, diaries, or other written materials,posters, the Type would be "Text""still image" (without the quotation marks). If you do not think your item is primarily a text document, please consult with your supervising archivist. The full
    ...
    here. (DCMITYPE)
    Identifier
    For items that are uploaded only into Omeka, we will be using the same style of identifiers as are used for the Collections Database and the Digital Archive. For more information on those numbers, see the Archon Digital Library page. For items that are entered into the ScanLog, use the that number.
    Coverage
    The SCRC is currently not using this field.

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Thursday, February 18

  1. page Omeka Cuban Film Poster Metadata Entry edited The Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, began using Omeka as a platform …
    The Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, began using Omeka as a platformStudent curators in February 2011.HISP 389: New Media Workshop will be curating an online exhibit of Cuban Film Posters in Omeka. This manual
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    about preferred language, local standards,language and implementation oflocal standards in the databasecreation of metadata for staff and student workers.
    Headers in grey should be ignored.
    Headers in green should be edited.
    each poster, based on the Dublin Core metadata standard.
    Admin Screen
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    you are transcribing.describing.
    Dublin Core
    Title
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    for the nametitle of the collection,film or most predominant text on the poster if it is a single item collection. If the itemfilm title is a part of a collection, use the item or folder title here. If none of those options seem to fit, consult the supervising staff member. (DACS 2.3)not immediately identifiable.
    Subject
    Subjects will behave been assigned by archivistsstaff using Library
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    Subject Headings. If you have any suggestions, please notify the archivists supervising the project. When an item has been taken
    Use supplied headings
    and click "Add Input" to add a transcription is in progress, theseparate text box for each subject heading "Transcription in progress" should be used.heading.
    Film posters--Cuba.
    Motion pictures--Cuba.
    Cuba--History--20th century.
    Cuba--History--21st century.

    Description
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    of the item transcribed. This will (hopefully) be done by the transcribers, but if not, use this as a place to summarize the main subjects, events,poster described, including visual elements, colors, and people contained in the item. For single items or letters, onegraphic style. One sentence is sufficient.sufficient; 2-3 sentences is acceptable if more description is necessary. (DACS 3.1)
    Creator
    The person primarily responsible for the creation of the item. In most cases, this will be the person who wrote the letter or diary. The format for this should be "Lastname, Firstname." If the creator is a corporate body, use their official name in regular order. (DACS 9)
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    Omeka Document and Transcription Uploading Guide
    Omeka User Manual
    Cuban Film Posters Metadata Entry in Omeka
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    SCRC MediaWiki Guide
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  3. page Omeka Cuban Film Poster Metadata Entry edited The Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, began using Omeka as a platform …
    The Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, began using Omeka as a platform in February 2011. This manual provides information about preferred language, local standards, and implementation of the database for staff and student workers.
    Headers in grey should be ignored.
    Headers in green should be edited.
    Admin Screen
    The first screen after you log in is the Admin Screen. You are going to want to ignore most of the options that are on the screen and proceed directly to "Browse Your Items." Once you are here, you will click on the "Edit" button for the item which you are transcribing.
    Dublin Core
    Title
    The "Title" field is for the name of the collection, if it is a single item collection. If the item is a part of a collection, use the item or folder title here. If none of those options seem to fit, consult the supervising staff member. (DACS 2.3)
    Subject
    Subjects will be assigned by archivists using Library of Congress Subject Headings. If you have any suggestions, please notify the archivists supervising the project. When an item has been taken and a transcription is in progress, the subject heading "Transcription in progress" should be used.
    Description
    A brief summary of the item transcribed. This will (hopefully) be done by the transcribers, but if not, use this as a place to summarize the main subjects, events, and people contained in the item. For single items or letters, one sentence is sufficient. (DACS 3.1)
    Creator
    The person primarily responsible for the creation of the item. In most cases, this will be the person who wrote the letter or diary. The format for this should be "Lastname, Firstname." If the creator is a corporate body, use their official name in regular order. (DACS 9)
    Source
    The citation for the collection in which the individual item resides. It should be formatted as "Name of Collection, Call Number, Box Number, Folder Number." (DACS 7.1.5)
    Publisher
    This is the boilerplate text that should be used:
    Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
    Date
    The date of the item in question. For an item with a single date, it should be formatted as YYYY-MM-DD. If the item covers a span of time within one year, simply put that year. If the item spans multiple years, it should be formatted as YYYY-YYYY. If the date is approximate, use "circa YYYY."
    Contributor
    This field will record the name of the person who completed the transcription. If they are uncomfortable with their name being used, please put "SCRC Civil War Transcription Project Volunteer."
    Rights
    The following boilerplate text should be used:
    Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
    Relation
    A link to the finding aid for the collection in which this object resides. Format should take the form of "The finding aid for the (collection) can be found at (url)."
    Format
    The SCRC is currently not using this field.
    Language
    The language of the item. For most items this will be English, and so you should put "en" (without the quotation marks) into the field. If there is another language contained in your item, please consult your supervising archivist. (DACS 4.5)
    Type
    For any letters, diaries, or other written materials, the Type would be "Text" (without the quotation marks). If you do not think your item is primarily a text document, please consult with your supervising archivist. The full list of types can be found here. (DCMITYPE)
    Identifier
    For items that are uploaded only into Omeka, we will be using the same style of identifiers as are used for the Collections Database and the Digital Archive. For more information on those numbers, see the Archon Digital Library page. For items that are entered into the ScanLog, use the that number.
    Coverage
    The SCRC is currently not using this field.
    Save Changes
    Save often! And now click on (in the left hand sidebar):
    Item Type Metadata
    Item Type
    For all of the materials currently being added to Omeka, choose "Document." If you believe that you item has a different Item Type, consult with your supervising archivist.
    Text
    This is where the transcription of the document is entered. Each page of the document should be entered into its own text box. To add more text boxes, if you have multiple pages, click on the "Add Input" button.
    Original Format
    The SCRC is currently not using this field.
    Save Changes
    Save often!
    And now click on (in the left hand sidebar):
    Collection
    The collection in which this item will reside. Currently, the only collection is "Civil War Transcription Project," so choose that.
    Files
    Upload the file, with the proper file name, here.
    Tags
    We are currently not using the tags, but may use them in the future.
    Map
    If the item was written at a clearly defined location, enter it into the text box in order to mark the location on the map.
    Link to Archon
    After you have published the file on Omeka, make sure to link the Omeka record into Archon. For more information on how to do that, please see the Archon Digital Library page.

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