Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS)

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Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS)

The Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS) was developed for a bibliographic element set that may be used for a variety of purposes, and particularly for library applications. As an XML schema it is intended to be able to carry selected data from existing MARC 21 records as well as to enable the creation of original resource description records. It includes a subset of MARC fields and uses language-based tags rather than numeric ones, in some cases regrouping elements from the MARC 21 bibliographic format.

Library of Congress


January 4, 2018

MODS version 3.7

Alabama, California, District Of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts

Amherst College Library, Digital Programs Department, August 2012

Brown University, Center for Digital Initiatives,Providence, RI, 2003

University of Chicago Library, 2018

Columbia University Libraries, Digital Collections 2010

University of Massachusetts at Amherst, W. E. B. Du Bois Library, June 2011

Indiana University Digital Library Program, 2007

Tufts University, Cambridge, MA,  Classics Department, 2013

Texas Digital Library, Joint Repository of the University of Texas and Texas A & M University, 2005-2006

University of California Berkeley Library, 2016

University of Alabama Libraries, Digital Collections, 2009

March 07, 2018

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