Sheep Industry of Northern Nevada Data Dictionary

Draft version, October 2006
Compiled by Donnie Curtis

Sheep industry field name Comments
Photo Number/Title Use the number of the slide, or a number created by Donnie.
Photographer Use: Lane, Richard or Belknap, Bill or Bundy, Gus
Image Date Date original image was created. Enter dates in the form "YYYY-MM-DD". At a minimum, the year is required.
Summary/Description A description of the scene depicted in the image.

      Example: Fat lambs board a truck at a northern Nevada shipping corral. These have been
      bought by a San Francisco Calif. packing firm.
Keywords One or more keywords describing the content of the image.  Select the appropriate keyword(s) from the controlled vocabulary for this field.  See a fairly recent version of the controlled vocabulary.
Location Record geographic area where the photograph was taken (if known), such as:
 "Reno (Nev.); Washoe County; Nevada"

Format all coverage citations as above, including "City (St.); County; State".

The list of geographic terms has already been loaded as the controlled vocabulary for this field.

Subject Use LC subject headings based on those found in the online catalog.

  • Sheep industry -- Nevada -- Pictorial works
  • Basques -- Nevada -- Pictorial works
  • Wagons -- Pictorial works
Ranch Name Enter the ranch name, if known.
Ranch Owner/Company Enter the ranch owner or company, if known.
Herder's Name Enter the herder's name, if known.
Electronic Publication Date Date when image was digitized. Enter dates in the form "YYYY-MM-DD". At a minimum, the year is required.
Electronic Publisher Use: Special Collections, University of Nevada, Reno Library or Basque Studies Library, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
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Use: Richard Lane or Bill Belknap or Bundy Family. 
Permissions Information Use: Not to be reproduced without permission. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission information, please see
Digitization Specifications This field documents technical information on how the digital resource was created.

For scanned images: include such information as scanner model, scan resolution, compression schemes, size/format of master file.

"These images exist as archived TIFF images and one or more JPEG versions for general use. They were scanned at 2710 dpi, 24-bit from the original using an Nikon CoolScan V ED scanner, default color configuration."

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Use: "image/jpeg" for jpeg images.
Resource Type Use: "Image"
File Name Use: Filename (from "Identifier" field) + file format suffix
  • A-7-1.jpg
Identifier Unique identifier/collection number/or call number assigned to an image. Since we are already using the slide number as the photo title, and it would normally be used as the identifier, we will leave this field blank.
Contributor Person(s) who contributed significantly to the creation of the image. Usually a translator, or someone who colorized a photograph.  Or the surveyor of a map. In most cases, we will leave this field blank.
Source The original source where something was published, such as the chapter of a book, or a newspaper article. In most cases, we will leave this field blank.
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Use: eng

*Leave BLANK if there is no information to record in the field.

Contributing Institution Use: "University of Nevada, Reno"
Audience [Not currently used.]
Transcription Glee might be using this field for the Douglass book, but it won't be used for photos.